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The Antitrust Division is conducting an investigation of [offense--bid rigging, price fixing, customer allocation, etc.] among [who--distributors, bidders, etc.] of [commodity] in [city, state]. We request FBI assistance on all phases of the investigation. Initially, we request agent assistance in [interviewing possible witnesses, consensual monitoring, etc.]. [Name(s) of attorney(s)], trial attorney(s) in the [name of office or section], [telephone number(s)], [has/have] been assigned to this matter.
II. Synopsis Of Allegations
[Note: Your synopsis should be one or two paragraphs.]
Subjects of the investigation include:Corporations [Corporation Name, City, State
Corporation Name, City, Country] Individuals [Name, Position, Corporation, Location]
III. Possible Federal Violations
The conduct alleged here could possibly be prosecuted under [appropriate statutes, e.g., 15 U.S.C. § 1, 18 U.S.C. § 1341, 18 U.S.C. § 1343, etc.].
IV. Judicial District
Any charges arising from this investigation would likely be filed in the [district] in [city where the grand jury is sitting].
V. Other Investigatory Agencies
We do not anticipate that any other investigatory agencies will participate in the investigation of this matter [or if you anticipate another agency's participation, list the agency and describe its role in the investigation].
FBI support would be of substantial assistance to the Division in investigating this alleged violation. If this investigation yields sufficient evidence of a criminal violation, the Division will prosecute the matter.