Hanover Sues To Avoid 'Honey Laundering' Coverage

Law360, New York (June 10, 2013, 7:55 PM EDT) -- Hanover Insurance Co. lodged a lawsuit Friday against one of the companies at the center of the so-called honey laundering scandal, asking an Illinois federal judge to declare that it doesn't have to cover class actions stemming from the duty-evasion scheme.

The suit is the latest bad news for Groeb Farms Inc., which entered deferred prosecution agreements in February after it was charged with helping dodge $78.8 million in anti-dumping duties on Chinese honey. In April, rival producers piled on with class actions claiming Groeb had...
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