Three Auto Suppliers Plead Guilty in Price Fixing Probe

Three United States companies that provide foam for automobile seats pleaded guilty to price fixing last Friday and became the latest suppliers charged in a probe into the auto parts industry.  The three firms charged are Woodbridge Foam Fabricating Inc, Riverside … Continue reading

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Court Rejects Viacom’s Bid to Dismiss Cablevision Lawsuit

The antitrust lawsuit filed by Cablevision against Viacom in February of 2013 will move forward after a federal judge rejected Viacom’s efforts for dismissal on Friday.  If the court rules in favor of Cablevision, it would set a precedent restricting … Continue reading

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Former Housing Director Sentenced in Bid Rigging Case

Walter Guillory, the former public housing director in Lafayette and Opelousas, has been sentenced to two years and four months in federal prison for bid rigging and wire fraud.  United States District Judge Elizabeth Foote announced the sentence on Wednesday June 11th and ordered two concurrent … Continue reading

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Former Takata Executive Indicted for Price Fixing

Gikou Nakajima, the former director of consumer relations with Takata Corporation, has been indicted by a federal grand jury for allegedly helping to fix the prices of seatbelts that were sold to leading Japanese automakers.  Nakajima was charged with one … Continue reading

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