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USDOJ: Antitrust Division 1977 Press Releases

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May

May 3, 1977

Federal Grand Jury in Syracuse, New York, Indicted Ten Corporations and Five Individuals on Charges of Conspiring to Fix Brokerage Commissions Charged in the Sale of Residential Real Estate in Onondaga County, New York

May 6, 1977

Department of Justice Filed a Civil Antitrust Suit Charging the California Automated Clearing House Association with Unlawfully Restricting Access to its Facilities

April

April 22, 1977

Federal Grand Jury Indicted Three Arkansas Dairies and Two of their Officials on Price-Fixing and Bid-Rigging Charges

Department of Justice Filed a Civil Antitrust Suit Charging the Rocky Mountain Automated Clearing House Association with Unlawfully Restricting Access to its Facilities

April 1, 1977

Federal Grand Jury Indicted Six Real Estate Brokerage Firms and The Presidents of Three of them on Charges of Conspiring to Raise Commission Rates on Sales of Residential Real Estate in Montgomery County, Maryland

March

March 16, 1977

Federal Grand Jury in Miami, Florida Indicted Six Portable Toilet Companies, Two Individuals, and their Local Trade Association for Conspiring to Fix the Rental Price for Portable Outdoor Toilets in South Florida

February

February 18, 1977

Department of Justice Filed a Civil Antitrust Suit Charging Two Texas Trade Associations with Conspiring to fix the Rates For Interstate Truck Transportation

February 17, 1977

Federal Grand Jury in New York Indicted the Wholesale Tobacco Distributors of New York Inc on Charges of Conspiring with its Members to Fix Wholesale Cigarette Prices in Violation of Section 1 of The Sherman Act

February 14, 1977

Department of Justice Filed a Civil Antitrust Suit Charging the Illinois Podiatry Society, Inc. (IPS) with Restricting Fee Competition

February 3, 1977

Federal Grand Jury Indicted Pan American World Airways, Trans World Airlines and Lufthansa German Airlines for Conspiring to Fix the Price of a Military Excursion Fare Applicable to Travel between the United States and Germany by U.S. Military Personnel on Leave and their Dependents

Updated February 28, 2023