North America’s largest specialized flooring retailer Lumber Liquidators Holdings (LL) put on probation, pays over $13 million for environmental crimes under the Lacey Act
Lumber Liquidators Holdings (LL) Sentenced For Smuggling Illegal Wood Into The U.S.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, Virginia-based company Lumber Liquidators was sentenced to $13.2 million in fines and forfeitures for importing illegal wood and submitting false declarations under the Lacey Act, a conservation law that makes it a crime to import plants and animals taken in violation of state and foreign law. In addition, the company has been placed on a five-year probation, during which it must implement a strict environmental compliance plan.
In October 2015, after a two-