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2009 Press Releases

December

December 18, 2009

Oklahoma Man Sentenced to 12 Months in Prison for Kickback Scheme Involving Government Contract in Afghanistan

December 16, 2009

Former Kansas Businessman Sentenced to 57 Months in Prison for Role in Scheme to Defraud Federal E-Rate Program

Retired Army Major Sentenced to 57 Months in Prison for Role in Bribery Scheme Involving DOD Contracts in Kuwait

Assistant Attorney General for Antitrust, Christine Varney, Issues Statement on European Commission Microsoft Settlement

December 10, 2009

Former DOD Contracting Officer Sentenced to 110 Months in Prison for Filing False Tax Returns

December 9, 2009

Taiwan LCD Producer Agrees to Plead Guilty and Pay $220 Million Fine for Participating in LCD Price-Fixing Conspiracy

December 2, 2009

Army Officer, Wife, and Relatives Sentenced in Bribery and Money Laundering Scheme Related to DOD Contracts in Support of Iraq War

November

November 30, 2009

Justice Department Requires Divestitures in Stericycle Inc.’s Acquisition of MedServe Inc.

November 17, 2009

Justice Department Requires Divestitures in Cameron International Corp.’s Acquisition of NATCO Group Inc.

November 16, 2009

Australian Man Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Solicit Kickbacks in Connection with Government Contract in Afghanistan

November 13, 2009

Justice Department and USDA Set Dates for Workshops to Explore Competition and Regulatory Issues in the Agriculture Industry

November 9, 2009

Department of Justice Antitrust Division Issues Statement on the European Commission’s Decision Regarding the Proposed Transaction Between Oracle and Sun

October

October 29, 2009

Financial Products and Services Firm, Two Executives, and One Former Executive Indicted for Roles in Conspiracies Involving Proceeds of Municipal Bonds

October 28, 2009

Former Subcontractor Representative Pleads Guilty to Indictment Involving Conspiracy at New Jersey Superfund Site

October 21, 2009

Mableton Man Faces Federal Charges Arising Out of Home Depot Kickback Scheme

October 20, 2009

U.S. Army Sergeant Pleads Guilty to Bribery and Money Laundering Conspiracy Related to Department of Defense Contracts in Afghanistan

October 13, 2009

Minneapolis Packaged-Ice Company Agrees to Plead Guilty and Three Former Executives Plead Guilty to Customer Allocation Conspiracy

Justice Department Requires Divestitures in AT&T’s Acquisition of Centennial

October 8, 2009

Oklahoma Man Indicted in Kickback Scheme in Connection with Government Contract in Afghanistan

October 7, 2009

Superseding Indictment Returned Against Defense Contractor

September

September 30, 2009

Former U.S. Army Reserve Major Sentenced to 70 Months in Prison in Connection with Bribes Involving Department of Defense Contracts in Iraq

September 22, 2009

Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission to Hold Workshops Concerning Horizontal Merger Guidelines

September 18, 2009

Justice Department Submits Views on Proposed Google Book Search Settlement

September 11, 2009

Three Individuals Indicted for Roles in Conspiracy Schemes Involving Two U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Superfund Sites in New Jersey

September 8, 2009

Department of Justice Will Not Challenge Proposed Conduct of Less-Than-Truckload Freight Transportation Joint Venture

September 4, 2009

Department of Justice Will Not Challenge Hospitals’ Joint Purchasing Agreement

September 3, 2009

Former Inspectors of New York Defense Contractor Plead Guilty to Accepting Bribes on Department of Defense Contracts

September 2, 2009

Oklahoma Man Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Solicit Kickbacks in Connection with Government Contract in Afghanistan

August

August 26, 2009

Former Sand and Gravel Subcontractor Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison After Conspiracy and Bribery Conviction in Connection with a Levee Reconstruction Project

August 25, 2009

Epson Imaging Devices Agrees to Plead Guilty and Pay $26 Million Fine for Participating in LCD Price-Fixing Conspiracy

August 20, 2009

Justice Department Reaches Settlement with Microsemi Corp.

August 19, 2009

Former Taiwanese Executive Indicted in Color Display Tube Price-Fixing Conspiracy

August 5, 2009

Justice Department and USDA to Hold Public Workshops to Explore Competition Issues in the Agriculture Industry

August 3, 2009

Ex-Wife of Former Home Depot Employee Sentenced to Federal Prison for Filing False Tax Return

July

July 30, 2009

Justice Department Requires Divestiture in Sapa’s Acquisition of Indalex

July 28, 2009

Contracting Officer’s Niece Pleads Guilty to Obstructing Money Laundering Investigation Related to Bribe Payments

July 17, 2009

Georgia Temp Company and Its Owner/President Agree to Plead Guilty to Making a False Statement to the U.S. Small Business Administration

July 13, 2009

New Jersey Electrical Services Company Employee Sentenced to 20 Months in Jail for Kickback and Fraud Scheme

July 6, 2009

Canadian Executive Pleads Guilty to Fraud and Money Laundering Conspiracies Involving a New Jersey Environmental Protection Agency Superfund Site

July 2, 2009

Kansas Woman Pleads Guilty to Making False Statement to FBI in E-rate Fraud Investigation

July 1, 2009

Retired Military Official Pleads Guilty to Bribery and Conspiracy Related to Defense Contracts in Afghanistan

June

June 30, 2009

Former Virginia Marine Products Company Executive Pleads Guilty to Bid Rigging on Contracts with the U.S. Navy and Others

June 25, 2009

Former Contracting Officer Pleads Guilty to Filing False Tax Returns

June 25, 2009

Owner of New Jersey Landscaping Sub-Contractor Pleads Guilty to Defrauding the Environmental Protection Agency

June 23, 2009

Media Executive John Malone to Pay $1.4 Million Civil Penalty for Violating Antitrust Premerger Notification Requirements

June 19, 2009

Two Military Officials Plead Guilty to Bribery, Fraud, and Conspiracy Related to Defense Contracts in Afghanistan

June 16, 2009

Two Baltimore Businessmen Indicted for Conspiring to Rig Bids at Maryland Tax Lien Auctions

June 11, 2009

Former Home Depot Employee Sentenced to Prison for Orchestrating Vendor Kickback Scheme

June 5, 2009

International Competition Network Adopts Recommended Practices to Improve Merger Analysis and Presents Reports on Unilateral Conduct Issues

June 2, 2009

Former Michigan School Superintendent Indicted in Bribery Conspiracy

May

May 28, 2009

Christine A. Varney to Participate in Eighth Annual International Competition Network Conference in Zurich, Switzerland

May 27, 2009

Defense Contractor Pleads Guilty to Wire Fraud in Connection with the Procurement of a Bullet-Proof Vest Contract in Iraq

May 21, 2009

Virginia Resident Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Defraud the U.S. Navy

May 19, 2009

Former Home Depot “Product Merchant” Pleads Guilty

May 14, 2009

Ex-Wife of Former Home Depot Employee Pleads Guilty to Filing False Tax Return

May 12, 2009

Antitrust Division Announces Initiative to Help Protect Recovery Funds from Fraud, Waste, and Abuse

May 11, 2009

Justice Department Withdraws Report on Antitrust Monopoly Law

May 4, 2009

Justice Department Reaches Settlement with Consolidated Multiple Listing Service Inc.

May 1, 2009

President of Long Island Defense Contractor Pleads Guilty to Customer Allocation

April

April 29, 2009

Dutch Airline Executive Agrees to Plead Guilty for Fixing Prices on Air Cargo Shipments

April 27, 2009

Korean Executive Agrees to Plead Guilty and Serve One Year in Prison for Participation in LCD Price-Fixing Conspiracy

April 22, 2009

Antitrust Division Senior Leadership Named

April 21, 2009

Illinois Refuse Container Repair Company Executives Indicted in Conspiracy to Defraud the City of Chicago

April 20, 2009

Attorney General Eric Holder Welcomes Assistant Attorneys General for Antitrust, Civil, and Criminal Divisions

Subsidiaries of Swedish Company, Trelleborg AB, Agree to Plead Guilty and Pay $11 Million in Criminal Fines

April 16, 2009

Justice Department Requests Extension of Microsoft Final Judgment

April 9, 2009

Two Department of Defense Contractors Charged in Bribery Conspiracy Related to DOD Contracts in Afghanistan

Three International Airline Companies Agree to Plead Guilty to Price Fixing on Air Cargo Shipments

April 8, 2009

Former Asbestos Monitoring Contractor Pleads Guilty to Making False Statements

April 6, 2009

Former Bristol-Myers Squibb Senior Executive Pleads Guilty for Role in Dishonest Dealings with the Federal Government

April 2, 2009

Two Individuals Convicted on Charges of Conspiracy and Bribery in Connection with a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers New Orleans Levee Reconstruction Project

Two Former Home Depot Employees Sentenced to Prison for Participating in Vendor Kickback Scheme

Connecticut Resident Pleads Guilty to Multi-Million Dollar Tax Fraud Conspiracy Involving New York City Hospital

March

March 31, 2009

Hitachi Executive Indicted for His Role in LCD Price-Fixing Conspiracy

March 26, 2009

Former Michigan School Official Sentenced to Serve 46 Months in Jail for Role in Fraud Scheme

March 25, 2009

Connecticut Resident Pleads Guilty to Multi-Million Dollar Tax Fraud Conspiracy

March 23, 2009

Veterans Affairs Official to Plead Guilty to Conspiracy and Wire Fraud

March 19, 2009

Third Defendant Pleads Guilty to Money Laundering Scheme Involving Bribes for Contracts at Kuwait Army Base

March 10, 2009

Hitachi Displays Agrees to Plead Guilty and Pay $31 Million Fine for Participating in LCD Price-Fixing Conspiracy

March 4, 2009

N.J. Industrial Pipes Supply Company and Its Co-owner Plead Guilty to Fraud at Two N.J. Superfund Sites

February

February 26, 2009

N.J. Electrical Company Employee Pleads Guilty to Defrauding the Environmental Protection Agency at Superfund Site

February 20, 2009

Department of Justice Statement on the Abandonment of the JBS/National Beef Transaction

February 10, 2009

Former Executive Indicted for His Role in Two Cathode Ray Tube Price-Fixing Conspiracies

February 3, 2009

Three Foreign Executives Indicted for Their Roles in LCD Price-Fixing Conspiracy

January

January 30, 2009

Former Employees of Emergency Vehicle Vendors Sentenced for Conspiring to Defraud Employers on Homeland Security Contract

Former Shipping Executive Sentenced to 48 Months in Jail for His Role in Antitrust Conspiracy

January 23, 2009

Former New York Power Authority Employee Sentenced to 37 Months in Jail for Bribery and Fraud Scheme

January 22, 2009

Lan Cargo S.A., Aerolinhas Brasileiras S.A., and EL AL Israel Airlines Ltd. Agree to Plead Guilty for Fixing Prices on Air Cargo Shipments

January 15, 2009

Four Executives Agree to Plead Guilty in Global LCD Price-Fixing Conspiracy

A Third Former Home Depot Employee Pleads Guilty to Vendor Kickback Scheme & Filing False Tax Returns

January 14, 2009

Justice Department Settles Civil Contempt Claim Against AT&T Inc.

January 8, 2009

Retired Army Major Pleads Guilty in Bribery Scheme Involving Department of Defense Contracts in Kuwait

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