Accused in duty evasion case pleads not quilty

Jun 26, 2013 | 04:00 PM | Michael Cowden

Tags  Samuel Garcia-Adarme, Edrick Garcia-Vazquez, Armando Garcia-Vazquez, Carlos Minguela-Ortiz, William Tang Piu Wong, Sultana Screens & Aluminum Sales, PRP Trading Corp., Aluwest Industries duties

CHICAGO — One of five men accused in an alleged scheme to avoid duties on aluminum imported from China has pleaded not guilty in U.S. District Court in Puerto Rico.
Carlos Minguela-Ortiz, an accountant for Mayaguez, Puerto Rico-based Sultana Screens & Aluminum Sales Inc. and Arecibo, Puerto Rico-based PRP Trading Corp., two firms said to have been involved in the alleged evasion, waived his right to appear at an arraignment hearing and has been released on $25,000 bond, according to court documents. ....

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