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Industry Commends U.S. Government For Successful Prosecution And Sentencing Of HCFC-22 Refrigerant Smugglers

WASHINGTON, Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/  —
The Alliance for Responsible Atmospheric Policy (Alliance), an industry coalition, today commended the U.S. government for successfully concluding 11 criminal and civil cases related to HCFC-22 refrigerant smuggling over the last two years. Individuals and companies were found guilty of various crimes related to the illegal importation or sale of over 3.3 million pounds of HCFC-22, fined over $1.5 million, required to forfeit proceeds of almost $2.7 million, and received jail and probation amounting to over 26 years. More>