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USDOJ: Antitrust Division 1976 Press Releases

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December

December 23, 1976

Department of Justice Filed a Civil Antitrust Suit Challenging the August 1976 Acquisition of the California High Purity Industrial Water Service Business of Aqua Media Inc. by Arrowhead Puritas Waters Inc

December 8, 1976

Department of Justice Filed an Civil Antitrust Suit to Block the Acquisition of Rental Electronics, Inc by Metric Resources Corp

November

November 18, 1976

Department of Justice Filed a Civil Antitrust Suit Charging that the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy had Unlawfully Restricted Price Competition among Accountants Practicing in Texas by Adopting, with the Approval of the Accountants, a Rule against Competitive Bidding

November 17, 1976

Federal Antitrust Grand Jury Indicted Nine Hawaiian Hotel Firms and their Trade Association on Charges of Conspiring to Fix the Price of Hotel Rooms

November 17, 1976

Department Of Justice Filed A Civil Suit Charging Three Motor Carrier Rate Conferences with Conspiring to Fix Intrastate Motor Carrier Rates in Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, and Tennessee, in Violation of Section 1 of the Sherman Act

November 10, 1976

Federal Grand Jury Indicted Five of the Nation's Largest Manufacturers of Aluminum Roll Jacketing and their Trade Association for Conspiring to Fix Prices in Violation of Section 1 of the Sherman Act

October

October 29, 1976

A Federal Grand Jury in Pennsylvania Indicted Five Manufacturers of Consumer Bags and Seven of their Executives on Charges of Conspiring to Fix Prices in Violation of Section 1 of the Sherman Act

October 26, 1976

Federal Grand Jury in Lubbock, Texas, Indicted Four Local Package Liquor Retailers and Three of their Officers and Employees on Charges of Conspiring to Fix Prices in Violation of Section 1 of the Sherman Act

October 14, 1976

Federal Antitrust Grand Jury in Brooklyn, New York, Indictment 10 Corporations and Four of their Officers on Charges of Conspiring to Fix the Price of Perchloroethylene, a Common Dry Cleaning Fluid

October 5, 1976

Federal Grand Jury Indicted Five Firms and Two of their Corporate Presidents on Charges of Violating the Anti-Trust Laws in Connection with the Sale of Group Package Tours to Hawaii

September

September 27, 1976

Department of Justice Filed a Civil Antitrust Suit to Prevent Foremost-Mckesson, Inc., from Acquiring the Liquor and Wine Wholesaling Business of Two Las Vegas, Nevada Distributor

September 9, 1976

Federal Grand Jury in Florida Indictments Five Linen Service Companies and Four of their Executives on Charges of Conspiring to Allocate Customers Among Themselves in Violation of Section 1 of the Sherman Act

August

August 20, 1976

Department of Justice Filed a Civil Antitrust Suit Charging Realty Multi-List, Inc. of Columbus, Georgia, with Restricting Competition Among Real Estate Brokers in the Columbus Area

Updated February 28, 2023