Man Gets 5 Year Prison Term for Illegal Asbestos Work

August 25, 2014

A New Jersey man who performed unsafe asbestos removal work at several schools and homes has been sentenced to five years in prison.

The Courier News reports that 52-year-old William T. Muzzio was sentenced by Superior Court Judge Scott J. Moynihan in Union County.

Muzzio admitted in March to releasing hazardous asbestos dust and debris at a daycare center in Union County.

Muzzio’s business was not licensed by the state. He also admitted to unlicensed asbestos work at 12 homes in Middlesex, Union, Morris, Essex, Hudson and Ocean counties.

He was ordered to pay $19,848 in restitution as part of a plea agreement.

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