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California Men Sentenced on Charges Related to the Transport and Sale of Illegally Imported Freon

Lloyd Douglas Yount and Michael Weiner were sentenced in U.S. District Court in San Diego, CA immediately following their guilty pleas on conspiracy charges related to transporting and selling R-12 Freon, a hazardous material which had been illegally imported from Mexico. Yount was sentenced to one year probation and fined a total of $1,100. Weiner was sentenced to one year supervised release as a result of his misdemeanor plea. This ongoing investigation is being conducted jointly with DHS-ICE, EPA-CID, and the FBI.