Alabama Customers to Receive Credits from E-Book Settlement

Attorney General Luther Strange has announced that Alabama consumers will receive $1.956 million as part of a national antitrust settlement regarding the price-fixing of electronic books by five of the nation’s top book publishers.  “I am pleased that we have … Continue reading

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Brokerage Founder Sentenced for Bid Rigging

David Rubin, the founder of CDR Financial Products Inc., was spared prison for his role in a municipal bond bid-rigging scheme that involved employees from some of the world’s biggest financial institutions. United States District Judge Kimba Wood sentenced Rubin … Continue reading

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Charlotte Based Shipping Company Settles in Price Fixing Case

Horizon Lines LLC has agreed to pay a $1.5 million settlement relating to price fixing charges that came out of a 2008 federal investigation which accused the company of fixing prices on routes between the United States and Puerto Rico.  … Continue reading

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Chesapeake and Encana Face Antitrust Charges in Michigan

Michigan’s Attorney General has charged Chesapeake Energy and Ecana Corp. with violating antitrust laws by colluding to keep oil and gas lease prices artificially low in the state of Michigan.  The charges include one count each of antitrust violations and … Continue reading

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