broker fraud

Trucking rap sheet: Carrier smuggles weed from Mexico, two sentenced for defrauding shippers

An El Paso, Texas, trucking company owner was sentenced to more than two years in prison for his role in a 14-year marijuana smuggling operation. Additionally, a Florida man pleaded guilty to a CDL testing scheme.

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Beefing Up the Bond

Small brokers oppose proposed regs to increase the minimum bond to $100,000 and add other owner-operator protection.

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Broker sentenced 11 years for defrauding carriers

A California broker who continued defrauding carriers even after being indicted for it has been sentenced to 10 years and 10 months in prison. On March 28, U.S. District Judge Lawrence K. Karlton of the state’s Eastern District delivered the sentence to Kulwant Singh Gill, 53, and ordered him to pay $443,388 in restitution to his victims. The Antelope resident owned and operated companies authorized to transport freight and to broker interstate loads, according to a federal ...

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