U.S. demanding harsh penalties for price fixers
The U.S. Department of Justice is demanding that a "remorseless" Taiwanese company pay a $1 billion fine and two former top executives each serve 10 years in prison for their roles as central figures in what prosecutors called the most serious price-fixing cartel ever prosecuted by the U.S. The proposed sentences would be the stiffest penalty ever ... (more)
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#1 Sep 20, 2012
“Open your eyes”
Since: Sep 09
#2 Sep 20, 2012
While the same department of justice dropped all charges against Goldman Sacks and JP Morgan/Chase for fraud and market manipulation.
The same DOJ that was smuggling guns into Mexico so the Mexican drug cartels could use them in crimes in the US after crossing the border.
They want to go after these guy for price fixing, but, when the COO of Barclay's in conjunction with the bank of England and 200 American banks were caught rigging the LIBOR rates the DOJ is silent. BTW, rigging the LIBOR rates is price fixing.
#3 Sep 20, 2012
What about the biggest price fixers - WALL STREET, THE BIG BANKS AND BIG OIL!!!
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