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Lumber Liquidators To Pay $13.2M In DOJ Settlement

Law360, Los Angeles (October 7, 2015, 9:28 PM EDT) -- Lumber Liquidators will pay $13.2 million to settle a Department of Justice investigation primarily related to hardwood flooring the company imported from foreign suppliers, including Eastern Russia, that harvested more timber than permitted, the company announced Wednesday.

Lumber Liquidators pled guilty to four misdemeanor due care violations of the Lacey Act and a felony charge for entry of goods by means of false statements. (Credit: AP) As part of the deal, which still requires court approval, Virginia-based Lumber Liquidators agreed to plead guilty to violations of...
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