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US: Obama’s 17 pardons includes one for antitrust violator

 |  March 5, 2013

A Massachusetts man who pleaded guilty to a price-fixing scheme in 1991 is among one of the 17 pardons President Barack Obama issued last Friday, marking one of the few cases that has resulted in a pardon for an antitrust violation. James Bordinaro of Gloucester, Massachusetts plead guilty to bid-rigging and price-fixing, scheming with other seafood brokers in the frozen seafood market. The seafood was to be shipped to the US military on contract. Washington lawyer Margaret Love commented on the case, noting, “You don’t get too many antitrust pardons these days.”


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