Forty-two plaintiff states reached a $100 million settlement with Citibank for fraudulent conduct involving interest rate manipulation that had a significant impact on consumers and financial markets around the world. UBS’ fraudulent conduct involved the manipulation of LIBOR (the London Interbank Offered Rate). LIBOR is a benchmark interest rate that affects financial instruments worth trillions…
Thirty-seven states filed a lawsuit against Google for monopolizing the smartphone application market in violation of state and federal antitrust laws. According to the complaint, Google operates a web of exclusionary agreements with phone manufacturers and carriers to exert control over app distribution on Android phones through its Google Play Store. By leveraging those anticompetitive…
Bid-rigging on state construction contracts
During pre-bid walk-through of asbestos removal jobs, defendant agreed with others to rig competitive sealed bids and file complementary bids on some jobs.
Defendant agreed with others to submit rigged bids on asbestos abatement jobs.
Bid-rigging conspiracy with state employee.
Project manager for state conspired to rig bids on construction contracts.
Agreement to rig bids on insulation jobs.
Defendants met at various Korean restaurants and set the prices they would charge retailers for Korean language videos.