Plymouth waste disposal operators charged in fraud scheme

Plymouth waste disposal operators charged in fraud scheme

Two brothers from Plymouth Waste Disposal have been indicted on reports of allegedly reselling contaminated waste as scrap metal to customers.

“According to the charges, business owner John D. Miller Jr. and manager Joe V. Miller told customers that they were lawfully disposing of fluorescent light ballasts — devices that electrically control fluorescent light fixtures and may contain toxic insulator polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) — at their Plymouth site.

Instead, from 2010 to 2015 the brothers “removed or otherwise obscured labels” from the containers holding the ballasts and pocketed additional money by fraudulently selling the toxic chemicals to nearby metal recycling facilities.”…Read More

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