U.S. Attorney’s Office Sells Shrimp Boat Seized After Fraud Conviction
The Assistant United States Attorney with the Southern District of Georgia’s Asset Recovery Unit has completed the sale of a shrimp boat that was seized in a federal fraud investigation.
The shrimp boat initially belonged to Tybee Island shrimper and fisherman Michael Brian Anderson. According to the Department of Justice, Anderson submitted “multiple false claims to Customs & Border Protection (CBP) seeking millions of dollars in subsidies under the Continued Dumping and Subsidy Offset Act of 2000 (CDSOA).” The CDSOA protects American shrimp producers by imposing...
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