On Wednesday, New York City Mayor Eric Adams revealed a crackdown on three illegal garbage hauling companies in the city, and one of the seedy firms has documented mob ties.
Adams has decided to stop LMC Trucking Corp., Ferreira Construction Co., Inc., and Bond Civil & Utility Construction, Inc. from hauling trash in the construction project at John F. Kennedy Airport for failing to secure required licenses. Business Integrity Commission.
“We cannot allow commercial waste hauling to become a dirty business,” Adams said.
“New Yorkers deserve clean business practices in every industry, and on my watch, that’s what they will get. We will not tolerate criminal activity threatening our public safety or the integrity of a critical industry,” Adams added.
According to reports, hauling commercial waste without a license from BIC is punishable by up to six months in prison.
Aside from the prison term, offenders can also face criminal fines of upward of $10,000, or $5,000 levies for every day of illegal hauling.