Environment: Thomas S. Fritzel Found Guilty On Charges Of Disposing Of Asbestos In Violation Of The Clean Air Act

Jury Verdict: Lawrence Developer Violated Asbestos Disposal Laws TOPEKA, KAN. – A jury today found a Lawrence developer guilty on charges of disposing of asbestos in violation of the Clean Air Act. Thomas S. Fritzel, 53, Lawrence, Kan., was convicted on the following counts: Failing to notify authorities before removing asbestos (count two). Failing to […]

Financial Fraud: CEO and CFO of Washakie Renewable Energy Charged With Laundering Proceeds of a Mail Fraud Scheme

CEO and CFO of Utah Biodiesel Company and California Businessman Charged in $500 Million Fuel Tax Credit Scheme A federal grand jury sitting in the District of Utah has returned an indictment, which was unsealed today, charging the CEO and CFO of Washakie Renewable Energy (WRE), a Utah-based biodiesel company, and a California businessman with […]

Environment: James Robert Liang Guilty to Commit Wire Fraud and to Violate the Clean Air Act

Volkswagen Engineer Pleads Guilty for His Role in Conspiracy to Cheat U.S. Emissions Test James Robert Liang, a Volkswagen engineer, pleaded guilty today for his role in a nearly 10-year conspiracy to defraud U.S. regulators and U.S. Volkswagen customers by implementing software specifically designed to cheat U.S. emissions tests in hundreds of thousands of Volkswagen […]