The U.S. Department of Justice announced Wednesday that it has secured $15 million from a California-based furniture chain to resolve claims that it improperly evaded anti-dumping duties on wooden bedroom furniture imported from China.

The settlement, in which Z Gallerie admitted no wrongdoing, stems from a whistleblower suit filed in federal court in Savannah by an Alabama merchant who sells furniture online, said Atlanta attorney Page Pate. He sued Z Gallerie in 2013 on behalf of the whistleblower, Huntsville merchant Kelly Wells.

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