Apr. 4, 2002: Michigan Man Pleads Guilty To CFC Smuggling
Dolmetsch admitted to brokering the sale of the smuggled refrigerant to purchasers in the U.S. He also admitted that the conspiracy successfully smuggled and resold 63,600 lbs of CFC-12 into the country.
When sentenced, the defendant faces a maximum sentence of up to five years in prison and/or a fine of up to $250,000. The case was investigated by EPA's Criminal Investigation Division and the U.S. Customs Service. It is being prosecuted by the U.S. Attorney's office in Detroit, MI.
Publication date: 04/01/2002