Two individuals who devised a scheme to slip Chinese imports through customs without paying duties on them will pay the U.S. $435,000 to settle the allegations of fraud stemming from a whistleblower lawsuit filed under the False Claims Act. Robert Wingfield, a Texas resident, agreed to pay $385,000 of the settlement and Bill Ma of New Jersey agreed to pay $50,000 to settle a case stemming from a lawsuit filed by James Valenti, Jr. under the whistleblower provision of the False Claims Act. According to the U.S. Justice Department, Mr. Wingfield and Mr. Ma devised a scheme to import aluminum ... Read More
Righting Injustice is published by the Beasley Allen Law Firm. If you are interested in a free legal consultation, please take a few moments to fill out the contact form with as many details as possible. The more information you provide us, the better we can evaluate your claim.