Optical Disk Drive Makers Sued on Price Fixing Claims

Hewlett Packard Co. (HPQ) has sued optical disk drive companies for allegedly price fixing on billions of dollars in products bought from 2004 to 2010.  Hewlett-Packard filed two complaints in a Houston federal court accusing Toshiba Corp., Samsung Electronics Co., … Continue reading

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Russian Natural Gas Company could be Facing Antitrust Charges

Russian national gas giant, Gazprom, could be facing antitrust action after European regulators threatened to charge the company with restricting trade and price gouging.  Gazprom could be fined as much as 10 percent of its global annual sales if it … Continue reading

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Georgia Real Estate Agent Charged with Bid Rigging

Seth Lynn, a real estate agent in Dekalb County, has been charged with taking part in a conspiracy to rig bids at foreclosure auctions in both Dekalb and Fulton County.  The bid rigging charges came after the United States Department … Continue reading

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Seat Belt Supplier Faces Antitrust Fines

Takata Corporation, a Japanese seat belt supplier, has agreed to pay a $71.3 million fine to settle antitrust charges brought by United States prosecutors over price fixing on seat belts being sold to car makers.  Takata Corp. becomes the latest … Continue reading

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