Federal Judge Threatens to Imprison Carnival Executives for Continued Environmental Crimes

Calling Carnival Corporation a “criminal defendant,” United States Federal District Judge Patricia Seitz threatened to send the  “members of Carnival’s executive committee” to a “detention center for a couple of days” for violation of the terms of its probation for environmental crimes, according to the Miami Herald.  The newspaper also reported that the Court at a hearing yesterday threatened to temporarily block cruise ships operated by Carnival Corporation for calling on U.S. ports. Judge Seitz regretted not being able to put Carnival Corp execs Micky Arison & Donald Arnold in jail, floated banning their 102 cruise ships from US ports for possible probation violations. “Obviously they talk the talk but they're not walking the walk.” https://t.co/nWeRBwww4S — Taylor Dolven (@taydolven) April 11, 2019 In December of 2016, Judge Seitz placed Carnival Corporation on probation and fined it a record…

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