Paint Manufacturer Sues Competitors for Price Fixing

Valspar, a top manufacturer of paint products, is suing four of its competitors over allegations that they conspired to fix prices on a chemical used in paper, plastics, cosmetics, and white paint.  Dupont, Huntsman International, Kronos Worldwide, and Millennium Inorganic … Continue reading

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Shipping Container Companies Facing Pricing Probe

The European Commission has announced that it is now probing container shipping companies for possible price fixing violations.  The antitrust regulator is investigating how these firms announce the increases to their prices after suspicion have been raised over the possibility … Continue reading

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Business Owner Pleads Guilty in Bid Rigging Scheme

George Chrysanthopoulos, the co-owner and vice president of Tarheel Enterprises Inc., pleaded guilty Thursday to participating in a bid rigging scheme in front of United States District Judge Joel A. Pisano.  In doing so, Chrysanthopoulos admitted to a scheme to … Continue reading

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Former Rochester Police Captain Charged in Big Rigging Scheme

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli have announced that Robert Wiesner, 66, is among four men facing charges in “an elaborate scheme to rig the bidding process for several multimillion dollar contracts.” Weisner is a former Rochester Police Department … Continue reading

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