UK LUXURY APPAREL COMPANY AND CEO FINED IN US FOR EVADING CUSTOMS DUTIES

Law 360 on 14th February reported that a UK-based e-retailer of luxury cashmere and fashion apparel, Pure Collection Ltd, and its CEO, Samantha Harrison, have agreed to pay more than $900,000 to resolve allegations the company evaded US customs duties on merchandise shipped to the US, in that it violated the False Claims Act by failing to pay import tariffs on orders it shipped to US customers.

https://www.law360.com/articles/1012217

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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