A person, or an officer, employee, or agent of that person, that by any means tries to evade regulation provided under this part for carriers or brokers is liable to the United States for a civil penalty of at least $2,000 for the first violation and at least $5,000 for a subsequent violation, and may be subject to criminal penalties.
49 U.S. Code § 14906. Evasion of regulation of carriers and brokers
2012—Pub. L. 112–141 substituted “at least $2,000” for “$200” and “$5,000” for “$250” and inserted “, and may be subject to criminal penalties” after “a subsequent violation”.
Effective Date of 2012 Amendment