Tanker Co. Indicted For Illegal Waste Oil Dumping

Law360, New York (June 8, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A Greek company that manages a fleet of commercial tanker vessels was indicted Thursday for illegally dumping waste oil into international waters and then lying about it to the U.S. government.

According to the indictment, which was returned in both the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut and the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, Ionia Management SA falsified records to conceal the illegal discharge of waste oil and presented false oil book records to the U.S. Coast Guard.

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