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Recent U.S. Department of Labor Enforcement Actions

Under ERISA, the U.S. Department of Labor has the authority to conduct civil and criminal investigations to protect 401k plan assets and participants. The Labor Department regularly exercises this authority. This area provides access to a few of the most recent news releases on their enforcement actions.

DOL Files Suit Against Fiduciary of Weymouth, MA, Profit-Sharing Plan

DOL Obtains Consent Judgment to Restore Unremitted Employee Contributions to Retirement and Health Plans of Sunset Golf

DOL Secures Appointment of Independent Fiduciary for Abandoned Albany, NY, 401k Plan

DOL Obtains Consent Judgment to Recover More Than $18,000 in 401k Assets

Default Judgment Against Defunct Company to Distribute Workers' 401k Assets

Investment Firm, Officers Ordered to Restore Nearly $602,018 to 13 Employee Benefit Plans

DOL Files Complaint to Remove Fiduciaries of Specialty Staff Inc. 401k

DOL Files Complaint to Remove Fiduciaries of Specialty Staff Inc. 401k

Harris v. Innovative Logistics Techniques Inc.

Judge Orders Fiduciary to Restore Funds to Air Gage 401k Plan

DOL Files Suit to Remove Fiduciary From Investment Group Inc. 401k Plan

Court Orders Fiduciaries to Restore More Than $34,000 in Losses to 401k Plan

Harris v. First Restoration Services Inc. Involving Failure to Remit Contributions to 401k

Judge Appoints Independent Fiduciary to Terminate Grand Rapids, Mich.-based 401k

US Labor Department Sues Empact Medical Services

Judge Orders Fiduciary to Restore More Than $19,000

DOL Obtains Consent Judgment Appointing Independent Fiduciary for Largo, MD, 401k

Judge Orders Fiduciaries To Restore More Than $52,000 to Sun Mortgage 401k

Judge Order Fiduciary to Restore Funds to Accucast Technology 401k

DOL Obtains $80 Million for Participants in Sherwin-Williams Employee Stock Purchase and Savings Plan

Judge Appoints Independent Fiduciary to Terminate Nutrition Clinic 401k Plan

Court Orders Default Judgment Requiring Fiduciary to Restore Funds to 401k Plan

Solis v. Tripp Mechanical Services Involving Failure to Remit Employee Contributions to Retirement Plan

US Labor Department Recovers More Than $29,000 for Maryland 401k Plan

Lawyer and Firm Ordered to Restore Losses And Interest to Employee Retirement Plans

Solis v. Progressive Machine Co. Inc. 401k plan -- Suit Alleges Plan Was Abandoned by Defunct New Jersey Company

Labor Department Files Suit to Restore Assets to Company's Employee Benefit Plans

DOL Sues Government Contractor to Restore Worker Contributions to 401k Plan

Default Judgment Against Annandale, VA, Company to Protect Workers' 401k Assets

SEC Charges Adviser for Failing to Disclose Revenue Sharing Payments

Labor Department Obtains Judgment Against Fiduciary of 401k Plan

DOL Sues to Restore More Than $34 Million to Pension Funds of Michigan-Based Vehicle Parts Manufacturer

Labor Department Action Results in Order to Restore $500,000 to Retirement Plans of Ohio Company

CEO Agrees to Restore More Than $570,000 to 401k

DOL Obtains Preliminary Injunction Against Matthew D. Hutcheson and Hutcheson Walker Advisors

US Labor Department Suit Frees More Than $2 Million in Retirement Assets

DOL Alleges Idaho Plan Administrator Misused Funds

Morgan Keegan Agrees to Pay $633,715.46 to Benefit Plans After DOL Finds Pension Rule Violations

Labor Department Seeks to Recover More Than $256,000 in Retirement Assets

DOL Sues Company and Owner to Restore Nearly $800,000 in 401k Plan Funds Invested in Fraud Scheme

DOL Sues Maryland Company and Owner to Restore Employees' 401k Contributions

DOL Sues Former CEO to Restore More Than $100,000 to 401k Plan

DOL Complaint Alleging Unremitted and Delinquent Employee Contributions

DOL Recovers Nearly $8 Million in Wages and 401k Plan Assets From Defunct Security Company

Judge Orders Redistribution to Other Participants in Profit Sharing Plan

DOL Obtains Judgment to Distribute $1.35 Million to Participants of 401k Plan

DOL Sues Co-Owners to Recover $114,000 for Company's 401k Plans

Judge Orders Restoration of $13,000 to 401k

DOL Sues Company and President to Restore Employees' 401k Plan Contributions

DOL Sues Company and Owners to Restore More Than $14,000 to 401k Plan

DOL Obtains Judgment to Restore Assets to Employee Benefit Plan of Defunct Calif. Company

DOL Sues Illinois Company to Restore More Than $31,000 to 401k Plan

DOL Sues Texas Compay and Owner to Recover Workers' 401k Contributions

Labor Department Sues North Carolina Company to Recover Assets for 401k Plan

DOL Sues Company to Restore More Than $135,000 to Company's 401k

DOL Sues Trustee of Defunct Company to Recover Profit Sharing Plan Assets

Labor Department Sues Wisconsin Company to Recover 401k Contributions Plus Lost Interest

Company to Restore Nearly $243,000 to Two Pension Plans

DOL Obtains Order Against Ohio Company to Restore More Than $37,000 to 401k

Labor Department Sues Michigan Company and Owner to Restore More Than $16,000 to 401k

Labor Department Sues Trustee of Rhode Island 401k to Restore Employee Contributions

Judges Orders Company to Terminate 401k and Distribute Funds to Participants

DOL Sues Georgia Software Services Company to Restore Losses to 401k

Judge Orders Hoosier Foot & Ankle Owner to Restore $18,000 to Company 401k

Labor Obtains Consent Judgment Requiring Former Company President to Restore Assets to 401k

Labor Department Sues Virginia Beach, VA, Company for Failing to Forward Employee 401k Contributions

DOL Sues Chicago-Area Investment Firm to Recover More Than $1 Million for Five Pension Plans

Department of Labor Sues Minneapolis Firm That Abandoned 401k Plan After Ceasing Operations

DOL Obtains Judgment Restoring $18,000 to Burnsville, Minn.-based Slate Cement's Health, Dental and 401k Plans

Labor Department Action Recovers Nearly $52,000 from Trustees of Premier Properties USA 401k Plan

DOL Obtains Judgment Requiring Repayment of $1.25 million to Defunct Florida Health Care Company's 401k

DOL Sues Wisconsin Company and President to Recover More Than $1.3 Million for Company's Profit-Sharing Plan

Ohio TPA Pleads Guilty to Embezzlement of $1 Million From Retirement Plan Clients

DOL Obtains Court-Appointed Independent Fiduciary for Retirement Plan of Defunct Charleston, WV, Mental Hospital

Labor Department Sues Pittsburgh Manufacturing Company to Protect 401k Participants

Employer Sued for Withheld ERISA Plan Funds

DOL Obtains Judgment Restoring Nearly $194,000 to New Castle, DE, Company's 401k Plan

Labor Department Sues to Recover Misused Retirement Plan Assets

Labor Obtains Judgment Restoring Nearly $34,000 in Misused 401k Assets

 


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