Georgia Shrimper Gets Six Years in Prison For Fraudulent Claims of Import Injury
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [SeafoodNews] by John Sackton – September 12, 2018
One of the worst aspects of the shrimp duties imposed in 2004 was that Congress allowed a mechanism for domestic shrimp processors and operators get direct payments from the government.
Although the duties were sold to the domestic industry as a means to gain higher income and market share, in fact the vast majority of the multi-million dollar payouts made under the Byrd program went to a small group of shrimp processors ...
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