Metal Importer Agrees To Pay $6M In DOD Flare Case

Law360, New York (April 3, 2012, 12:59 PM EDT) -- A metal importer agreed to pay $6.2 million in restitution and pled guilty Monday to one count in an indictment claiming he flouted a 305 percent anti-dumping duty on Chinese magnesium powder that was allegedly used by U.S. military contractors to make illegal aircraft flares.

William Nehill, former president of the International Technology Group, copped to one count of conspiracy to smuggle merchandise into the U.S. by false and fraudulent invoices, according to a plea agreement filed in New York federal court. Nehill originally pled not guilty...
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