On June 14, 1999, the Commerce Department imposed a $35,000 civil penalty on Alaris Medical Systems, Inc., a manufacturer of medical devices, formerly IMED Corporation, of San Diego, California, to settle allegations that the company failed to report the receipt of requests from Kuwait to participate in the boycott of Israel. The Department also alleged that the company failed to maintain records of reportable boycott requests.
On May 20, 1999, the Commerce Department imposed a $2,000 civil penalty on Langham Transport Services, Inc., a freight forwarder in Indianapolis, Indiana, to settle allegations that Langham Transport Services furnished information to a company in Dubai, United Arab Emirates regarding another person’s business relationships with or in Israel. The company voluntarily disclosed the alleged violation and cooperated fully with the investigation.
On May 20, 1999, the Commerce Department imposed a $5,000 civil penalty on the SABRE Group, Inc. (SABRE), a Texas provider of travel-related products and services, to settle allegations that, in a 1998 contract with a company in Pakistan, SABRE agreed to refuse to subcontract any work to Israeli-based businesses or individuals. Additionally, the Department alleged that SABRE failed to report promptly its receipt of the request to make this agreement. SABRE voluntarily disclosed the transaction that led to the allegations and fully cooperated with the Department’s investigation.
On April 8, 1999, the Commerce Department imposed a $3,000 civil penalty on Hanson Aggregates West, Inc., formerly known as Gifford-Hill & Company, of Dallas, Texas, to settle allegations that it furnished information about its business relationships with Israel and failed to report the receipt of boycott requests. Hanson Aggregates West, Inc. voluntarily disclosed the alleged violations to the Department.