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Bumble Bee Pleads Guilty to Tuna Price Fixing with Possible $25M Fine

Bumble Bee Pleads Guilty to Tuna Price Fixing with Possible $25M Fine May 8, 2017. By Lucy Campbell.
Washington, DC: Bumble Bee Foods LLC has agreed to plead guilty to charges of tinned tuna price fixing and pay a criminal fine of at least $25 million to the US Department of Justice (DOJ). The charges against Bumble Bee are the first to be brought by the DOJ in its ongoing investigation of antitrust practices in the seafood industry in the US.
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Nurses Get Payout in Antitrust Case

Nurses Get Payout in Antitrust Case March 8, 2011. By Brenda Craig.
Washington, DC Nurses' wages usually top the list of expenses at hospitals—and attorney Dan Small, from the prestigious and well-known law firm of Cohen, Millstein, Sellers & Toll, says he is not surprised to see hospitals engage in an antitrust-type conspiracy to control costs.
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Google Under Scrutiny by European Commission for Alleged Antitrust Activity

Google Under Scrutiny by European Commission for Alleged Antitrust Activity November 30, 2010. By Gordon Gibb.
BRUSSELS Google, the giant internet search engine, has come under the scrutiny of the European Commission (EC), which has just announced an antitrust investigation amidst allegations Google has abused its dominance in the global online search arena.
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BP Employees Sue Over Losses

BP Employees Sue Over Losses June 29, 2010. By Lucy Campbell.
New York, NY Members of the BP Plc employee savings plan are suing over financial losses resulting from the company's plummeting share price in the wake of the BP oil spill disaster.
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Goldman Sachs Faces Fraud Charges

April 16, 2010. By Lucy Campbell.
New York, NY: Goldman Sachs has been charged with fraud by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), over allegations that the financial institution's subprime mortgage product ABACUS - 2007 ABC1, was designed to fail, and thereby defrauded investors in a sale of securities tied to subprime mortgages. Goldman vice president Fabrice Tourre, has also been charged for his alleged role in creating the dubious product.
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Antitrust News: Google Faces New Challenges in Proposed Mergers

Antitrust News: Google Faces New Challenges in Proposed Mergers April 10, 2010. By Charles Benson.
Eau Claire, WI A US Senator is calling for increased scrutiny of the proposed merger between search engine giant Google and mobile advertiser AdMob, regarding their adherence to national antitrust laws.
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Antitrust News: Federal Investigators Launch Probe of the Agriculture Industry

Antitrust News: Federal Investigators Launch Probe of the Agriculture Industry March 11, 2010. By Charles Benson.
Washington, DC To prevent the occurrence of financial crimes in the nation's farmlands, federal regulators have announced plans to hold hearings examining the agriculture industry's adherence to antitrust laws.
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Auto Parts Makers Investigated for Alleged Price Fixing

February 26, 2010. By Lucy Campbell.
Detroit, MI Three Detroit-area auto parts manufacturers had their premises searched by the FBI on Wednesday as part of an international investigation into allegations that an anti-competitive or price fixing cartel exists among automotive electronic components suppliers.
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U.S. Justice Department May Probe College Football for Abuses of Antitrust Law

U.S. Justice Department May Probe College Football for Abuses of Antitrust Law February 3, 2010. By Charles Benson.
Washington, DC Utah Senator Orrin Hatch has called for an investigation into the college football Bowl Championship Series (BCS) over perceived infringements of antitrust law.
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Intel Antitrust Settlement With Rival AMD Worth $1.25 Billion

Intel Antitrust Settlement With Rival AMD Worth $1.25 Billion November 12, 2009. By Gordon Gibb.
Sunnyvale, CA An ongoing antitrust dispute between giant computer chip maker Intel and the smaller Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) has been settled with Intel's agreement today to pay AMD $1.25 billion to settle various antitrust and patent disputes.
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