Information for Victims in Large Cases

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Case Name Familiar Names and Terms District or Division Overview
Victor Btesh, Bruce Fish, BDF Enterprises Inc. d/b/a “The Big Lebowski”, Michelle’s DVD Funhouse Inc. d/b/a “The Amazing Express”, MJR Prime LLC, Prime Brooklyn LLC, Amazon Marketplace and DVDs and Blu-Ray Discs Antitrust Division

Victor Btesh, Bruce Fish, BDF Enterprises, Inc. d/b/a “The Big Lebowski”, Michelle’s DVD Funhouse, Inc. d/b/a “The Amazing Express”, MJR Prime, LLC d/b/a “Ready 2 Go”, and Prime Brooklyn, LLC d/b/a “Super Super Fast”, knowingly entered into and engaged in a combination and conspiracy to suppress and eliminate competition by fixing prices for DVDs and Blu-Ray Discs sold through the Amazon Marketplace platform to customers located throughout the United States. The charged conspiracy began at least as early as October 2016 and continued until at least October 29, 2019. All indicted defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.

Mahesh Patel, Robert Harvey, Harpreet Wasan, Steven Houghtaling, Tom Edwards, Gary Prus Antitrust Division

A former manager of a major aerospace engineering company and five current and former executives of outsource engineering suppliers are charged with entering into a conspiracy to restrict the hiring and recruiting of engineers and other skilled-labor employees among their respective companies. The charged conspiracy began as early as 2011 and continued at least as late as 2019.

Emmanuel Hourizadeh, Raymond Nouvahian, Amazon Marketplace, DVDs and Blu-Ray Discs Antitrust Division

Emmanuel Hourizadeh and Raymond Nouvahian engaged in a conspiracy to fix prices for DVDs and Blu-Ray Discs sold through the Amazon Marketplace platform to customers located throughout the United States.  The charged conspiracy began at least as early as November 2017 and continued to on or about October 29, 2019.

Morris Sutton, Amazon Marketplace, DVDs and Blu-Ray Discs Antitrust Division

Morris Sutton engaged in a conspiracy to fix prices for DVDs and Blu-Ray Discs sold through the Amazon Marketplace platform to customers located throughout the United States. The charged conspiracy began at least as early as November 2017 and continued to on or about October 29, 2019.

David Camp, Amazon Marketplace, DVDs and Blu-Ray Discs Antitrust Division

David Camp engaged in a conspiracy to fix prices for DVDs and Blu-Ray Discs sold through the Amazon Marketplace platform to customers located throughout the United States.  The charged conspiracy began at least as early as May 2018 and continued to on or about October 29, 2019.

Jason McGuire, Timothy Stiller, Justin Gay, Wesley Scott Tucker, broiler chicken Antitrust Division

Jason McGuire, Timothy Stiller, Justin Gay, and Wesley Scott Tucker were charged for participating in a conspiracy to fix prices and rig bids for broiler chicken products from at least 2012 until at least early 2019.

Kent Thiry, DaVita Antitrust Division

DaVita Inc. and its former CEO Kent Thiry were charged with entering into and engaging in three separate conspiracies with other health care companies to suppress competition for the services of certain employees.  Each of the charged conspiracies covers a different time period, but they begin as early as February 2012 and continue to as late as June 2019. 

Norman W. Fries, Inc., Claxton Poultry Farms, broiler chicken Antitrust Division

Norman W. Fries, Inc., d/b/a Claxton Poultry Farms engaged in 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 2019. 

William N. Harwin; Florida Cancer Specialists Antitrust Division

Dr. William Harwin was charged with participating in a conspiracy to suppress and eliminate competition by agreeing to allocate the provision of medical and radiation oncology services.  While he was President and Managing Physician Partner of Florida Cancer Specialists (FCS), Harwin and his co-conspirators agreed not to compete to provide chemotherapy and radiation treatments to cancer patients in Southwest Florida.  Beginning as early as 1999 and continuing until at least 2016, Harwin entered into an illegal agreement that allocated chemotherapy treatments to FCS and radiation treatments to a competing oncology group.

Ambulatory Surgical Centers, Surgical Care Affiliates, SCAI Holdings Antitrust Division

Surgical Care Affiliates LLC and its related entity (collectively SCA) were charged with entering into and engaging in two separate bilateral conspiracies with other health care companies to suppress competition between them for the services of senior-level employees. The charged conspiracies began as early as May 2010 and continued at least as late as October 2017, and at least as early as February 2012 and continued until at least as late as July 2017, respectively.

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