Texas Man Who Lied About Origin of Chinese-Made Products Sentenced to 4 Years In Prison, Ordered to Pay $1.15 Million
A Grand Prairie man was sentenced today to four years in federal prison and ordered to pay $1.15 million in restitution for lying to the federal government about where his company’s products were manufactured, announced U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Texas Leigha Simonton.
Suhaib Allababidi, 45, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to defraud the United States in November 2022. His company, 2M Solutions Inc., pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to defraud the United States and one count of filing false or misleading export information. Mr. Allababidi was sentenced Friday by U.S. District Judge Reed C. O’Connor, who sentenced 2M to five years of probation plus a $1 million fine and ordered the company jointly and severally liable for the $1,154,634.11 in restitution.