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Pittsburgh Man Pleads Guilty to Tax Obstruction

February 6, 2016 Michael Carlow, a resident of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, has pleaded guilty to corruption in attempting to obstruct the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). According to the Department of Justice, Carlow pleaded guilty in 1996 to tax fraud and bank fraud and received an eight year prison sentence. When Carlow was released from prison in 2002, he moved to…

Benzene Cleanup Underway in Lake Erie

December 14, 2015 The U.S. Coast Guard has begun salvage operations to offload 4,700 barrels of benzene and other toxic chemicals from a sunken barge that went down in Lake Erie in 1937. Benzene is one of the top twenty chemicals used most often by American industry. When exposed to benzene over a long period of time, workers are at risk for developing acute myeloid leukemia and myelodysplastic syndrome. Benzene is present in many refined petroleum products, including fuels and solvents. Toxic Benzene Found in Large Quantities Aboard Sunken Cargo Barge In August, an amateur diver spotted the Argo in about 45 feet of water. The cargo barge reportedly was operating illegally when it went down more than 75 years ago. All cargo records are long gone. But sample testing of the wreckage shows that the vessel was carrying benzene, toluene and xylene,…

WK Partner Elected Officer of Prestigious Consumer Advocacy Organization

September 20, 2007 WK Partner Elected Officer of Prestigious Consumer Advocacy Organization Gary Paul Elected Treasurer of American Association for Justice LOS ANGELES — September 20, 2007 — Gary M. Paul, a partner at Waters & Kraus, LLP, was elected treasurer of the American Association for Justice (AAJ) at the organization’s annual conference in July. AAJ is dedicated to preserving the civil justice system to ensure that powerful special interests are held accountable when they engage in misconduct or negligence. Paul will serve as the organization’s treasurer for 2007-2008. He previously served as parliamentarian. He is another step closer to being president of…

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