Thursday, May 07, 2009

Feds Charge 3 in Illegal Honey Imports

Chicago Breaking News, 5/6/2009

Federal authorities in Chicago announced charges today against three Chinese nationals allegedly involved in efforts to illegally ship honey to the U.S.

Yong Xiang Yan, 60, the president of Changge City Jixiang Bee Product Co. of Henan, China, was taken into custody at Los Angeles International Airport, the U.S. attorney's office here announced. He is accused of conspiring to import honey from China that was falsely labeled as originating in the Philippines, a tactic that allowed the company to avoid anti-dumping duties, authorities said…

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