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USDOJ: Antitrust Division 1981 Press Releases

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December

December 30, 1981

Department of Justice Filed a Civil Suit against Five Producers of Titanium Mill Products, Seeking to Recover Damages for Overcharges Resulting from an Alleged Price-Fixing Conspiracy

December 22, 1981

Department of Justice Filed a Civil Complaint Seeking to Enjoin the Proposed Acquisition of Bayuk Cigars, Inc., of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, by Jno. H. Swisher & Son

November

November 27, 1981

Department of Justice filed a proposed final judgment that would terminate its civil antitrust suit against Crown Oil Corporation, Pan Pacific Commodities and Granex Corporation.

September

September 11, 1981

Department of Justice Files an Antitrust Suit Alleging that Central Contracting Company, Inc., Conspired to Rig Bids on Taxiway Construction at Richmond's Richard E. Byrd International Airport

August

August 4, 1981

Department of Justice Files a Civil Antitrust Suit Challenging the Proposed Acquisition of Conoco, Inc. by E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., Inc.

July

July 29, 1981

Department of Justice Files an Antitrust Suit Alleging that The Dickerson Group, Inc. Conspired to Rig Bids on Three Construction Projects in North Carolina

February

February 27, 1981

Department of Justice filed a civil antitrust suit against Business Investment and Development Corporation alleging a conspiracy to restrain competition in the market for repossession services.

February 25, 1981

Department of Justice today filed a civil antitrust suit challenging the proposed merger of Waste Management Inc. and EMW Ventures Incorporated.

February 6, 1981

Department of Justice filed a proposed consent decree to end its civil antitrust case against Revco D.S., Inc., and Zale Corporation.

January

January 14, 1981

Federal Grand Jury in Los Angeles, California Returned a Felony Indictment Charging Four Wholesale Distributors of Health Food Products with Conspiring to Agree on Prices and Terms of Sale.

January 12, 1981

Department of Justice Files a Civil Antitrust Suit Alleging that Mack Trucks, Inc. and the National Distributors Advisory Council Conspired to Fix the Prices of Truck Parts

January 6, 1981

Department of Justice filed a civil antitrust suit against Time Finance Adjusters, alleging a conspiracy to restrain competition in the independent repossession service market in violation of Section 1 of Sherman Act.

Department of Justice filed a civil antitrust suit against Allied Finance Adjusters Conference, Inc., alleging a conspiracy to restrain competition in the independent repossession service market, in violation of Section 1 of the Sherman Act.

Department of Justice filed a civil antitrust suit against National Finance Adjusters Inc., alleging a conspiracy to restrain competition in the independent repossession service market, in violation of Section 1 of the Sherman Act.

Federal grand jury in Brooklyn, New York indicted six wholesale distributors of liquor and wine on charges of conspiring to fix the wholesale prices of liquor and wine in Metropolitan New York.

Updated February 28, 2023