Defendants met at various Korean restaurants and set the prices they would charge retailers for Korean language videos.
Maryland v. ARC Asbestos Removal Co., Coastal Insulation, Inc., Edward J. Hayes & Nicholas D. Thrappas, Civ. No. 90187046/CL 116120 (Cir. Ct. for Baltimore City 1990).
Civil Consent Decree following criminal bid-rigging guilty plea.
Impartial Hearing Officers, through their trade association and individually, agreed to set fees for presiding over special education appeal hearings.
Maryland v. Kimberly-Clark Corp., et al. No. 24-C-99-004904 (Cir. Ct. for the City of Baltimore 1999).
Related to Florida’s Sanitary Paper case – price-fixing among manufacturers of sanitary paper products (tissue, napkins, etc. used in commercial or institutional context).
Maryland and Maryland Stadium Authority v. National Football League, et al., Civ. No. 6 96-155 (D. Md. 1996).
Case sought to enjoin NFL from preventing Art Modell from moving the Cleveland Browns from Cleveland to Baltimore.
The Illinois Attorney General filed a bid-rigging case against two contractors who allegedly conspired and rigged bids on contracts for spreading oil on roads. One defendant settled, and the other was found liable at trial and was assessed civil penalties.
Alger agreed to purchase contracts of Tri-Gas customers north of Centreville, MD. Tri-Gas agreed to purchase contracts of Alger customers south of Centreville, MD.
Merger of two clinical laboratories in California
People v. Greg Hensley; Illinois ex rel. Ryan v. Hensley, 2000-1 Trade cas. (CCH) 72,772 (Ill. Cir. Ct. 2000)
The Illinois Attorney General brought a price-fixing case against the owners of six auto repair shops. Five owners settled, and the sixth owner was found liable at trial.
Plaintiff state originially sued insurance carrier ACE, alleging kickbacks from ACE to Marsh. See In the Matter of ACE Ltd. and ACE Group Holdings, Inc. The state later expanded the lawsuit against Marsh, alleging that, when Marsh customers wanted to purchase insurance or renew insurance they already had, Marsh brokers frequently decided which insurer should be given the business and at what price. Marsh’s quote for insurance was typically a substantial increase — as much as 15 to 20 percent — over the previous year’s price.