Total Dismantling and Carting Services and its successor company, The Total Group, violated the state's Clean Air Act according to Attorney General Martha Coakley.
[Editor's note: The following is a slightly edited press release from the office of Attorney General Martha Coakley.] A demolition company from Swampscott has been ordered to pay the Commonwealth $100,000 in civil penalties for the alleged improper removal and disposal of asbestos-containing waste at locations throughout eastern Massachusetts, including the Hook Lobster Company building on the Boston waterfront, Attorney General Martha Coakley announced Thursday. According to the complaint, Total Dismantling and Carting Services Inc., and its successor, The Total Group Inc., both of Swampscott, violated the state’s Clean Air Act by repeatedly removing and disposing of asbestos-containing material without notifying the Department of …
The business owner entered guilty pleas to counts of insurance fraud, larceny and attempted larceny. He was sentenced to probation and ordered to pay restitution.
- POLICE & FIRE
- Terry Date
Thursday, December 29, 2011
A Swampscott resident and Peabody business owner Robert Giller pleaded guilty Wednesday in connection with collecting more than $28,000 in fraudulent insurance claims for work performed at his automotive and glass companies, Attorney General Martha Coakley stated. Giller, age 53, of Swampscott, pleaded guilty to 20 counts of insurance fraud, 18 counts of larceny over $250 by false pretense, and two counts of attempted larceny. Judge David Lowy of Salem Superior Court sentenced Giller to 9 months of probation and to pay restitution, which Giller paid at Wednesday's hearing. From January 2006 through December 2009, Giller perpetrated a scheme in which he made false statements on invoices and other records that he submitted to insurers …