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US: DOJ’s Antitrust Division announces criminal penalties from cartel prosecutions

 |  January 27, 2015

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division announced that criminal penalties from cartel prosecutions in fiscal year 2014 reached $1.861 billion. This was, the largest ever annual total for the Division.

“The size of these penalties is an unfortunate reminder of the powerful temptation to cheat the American consumer and profit from collusion,” said Assistant Attorney General Bill Baer for the Antitrust Division.

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