Yesterday, the Chief Judge for the Southern District of Florida fined Carnival Corporation $1,000,000 for violating the terms of its criminal probation which it has been serving for the past five years. In response, Carnival dipped into its petty cash fund and promptly paid the fine with a $1,000,000 check.
DOJ: Princess Cruise lines has “a culture that seeks to minimize or avoid information that is negative, uncomfortable, or threatening to the company, including to top leadership (i.e., the Board of Directors, C-Suite executives and Brand Presidents/CEOs)” https://t.co/rnFwpEcyKt pic.twitter.com/Cogwy1FGWP
— Eric Lipton (@EricLiptonNYT) January 11, 2022
You're right. Until @MickyArison or CEO Arnold Donald or members of @CarnivalPLC board of directors find themselves behind bars, Carnival & its #cruise brands will continue to pollute air & water, dump plastics throughout the Caribbean & ignore authority of @USAttorneys & @USCG. https://t.co/0PBycjkXiW
— James (Jim) Walker (@CruiseLaw) January 12, 2022
The probation arises