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Recycling Company Owner Charged with Illegally Landfilling Hazardous E-Waste

In addition, the owner is being accused of using company funds to pay for his personal expenses.

Brian Brundage, former owner of Chicago Heights, Ill.-based Intercon Solutions Inc. and current owner of Gary, Ind.-based EnviroGreen Processing LLC, has been charged with a multimillion dollar scheme, which involved reselling or illegally landfilling hazardous e-waste.

In addition, Brundage is being accused of using Intercon funds to pay for his personal expenses, such as his nanny’s wages and payments to a casino.

CBS has more information:

The owner of two recycling companies has been charged with a multi-million dollar scheme that involved reselling or illegally landfilling hazardous electronic waste that he claimed to be recycling safely.

Brian Brundage, former owner of Chicago Heights-based Intercon Solutions Inc. and current owner of Gary, Indiana-based EnviroGreen Processing LLC, was indicted on five counts of income tax evasion, four counts of mail fraud and two counts of wire fraud, according to a statement from the U.S. attorney’s office.

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