People of the State of New York v. Christopher Chierchio and Anthony Milohnic, Ind. No. 769-2018 (N.Y. Cty. Mar. 27, 2018)
Defendants allegedly colluded to ensure a lack of competition for the plumbing, sprinkler, and HVAC bids for a new luxury residential building at 613 Baltic Street in Brooklyn.
Plaintiff state filed suit alleging industry-wide illegal bid rigging by companies and individuals in the heating, ventilation and airconditioning (HVAC) business over the course of several years. Some defendants have settled for $160,000 in civil penalties