U.S. v. Jayson Penn, Roger Austin, Mikell Fries, Scott Brady

Overview: 

Four executives of major broiler chicken companies were charged as members of a conspiracy to fix prices and rig bids for broiler chicken products.  The charged conspiracy began at least as early as 2012 and continued at least until early 2017.

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Indictment (June 2, 2020)

Case Open Date: 
Tuesday, June 2, 2020
Case Name: 
U.S. v. Jayson Penn, Roger Austin, Mikell Fries, Scott Brady
Case Type: 
Criminal
Case Violation: 
Bid Rigging
Price Fixing - Horizontal
Tags: 
Jayson Penn
Roger Austin
Scott Brady
Mikell Fries
Pilgrim’s Pride
Claxton Poultry
Component: 
Antitrust Division
Case Documents: 
Updated July 30, 2020