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Fender fined record £4.5m for illegally preventing price discounts

January 24, 2020
The CMA has fined Fender Europe £4.5 million for breaking competition law by preventing online discounting for its guitars.

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Former Martinair executive pleads guilty in U.S. to price fixing, gets 14 months

January 24, 2020
Maria Christina Ullings, the former senior vice president of cargo sales and marketing for Martinair and a Dutch national, pleaded guilty for her role in a long running air cargo price fixing conspiracy, the Department of Justice announced.

Insys founder Kapoor sentenced to 66 months in prison for opioid scheme

January 24, 2020
John Kapoor, the founder of Insys Therapeutics, yesterday was sentenced to 66 months in prison for his role in a bribery and fraud scheme that contributed to the U.S. opioid crisis.

Hotel? Fraud! Court says Trivago shows sites that pay most, not cheapest offers

January 22, 2020
The Federal Court has found Trivago breached the Australian Consumer Law when it made misleading representations about hotel room rates both on its website and television advertising.

Bogus credit repair scheme banned in U.S.

January 20, 2020
The Federal Trade Commission has banned operators of a bogus credit repair scheme from the credit repair business.

Opioid crisis: Insys Therapeutics executive sentenced to 3 years in prison for lying

January 17, 2020
An Insys Therapeutics executive will spend 33 months in prison and forfeit $3.6 million for his role in an illicit fentanyl spray prescription scheme, a federal judge ruled Monday after victims shared the harrowing details of how the opioid destroyed their lives.

Former member of Barbados parliament and minister found guilty of receiving bribes

January 17, 2020
A former member of the Barbados Parliament, who also served as the Minister of Industry of Barbados, was found guilty today by a federal jury for his role in a scheme to launder bribes paid to him by executives of the Insurance Corporation of Barbados Limited (ICBL).

Australia: 4WD Supacentre pays $63,000 fine for alleged misleading 'was/now' pricing

January 16, 2020
Outdoor Supacentre, trading as 4WD Supacentre, has paid $63,000 in penalties after the ACCC in Australia issued it with five infringement notices for allegedly misleading consumers about ‘was/now’ price comparisons advertised on its website.

Polish watchdog biggest fines Volkswagen over dieselgate

January 15, 2020
25 volumes of files, over 5 thousand sheets of evidence that is how much material has been collected by the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection in the proceedings against Volkswagen Group Poland, which ended yesterday.

CFTC orders South Korean company Mirae Asset Daewoo to pay $700,000 for spoofing

January 14, 2020
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission issued an order simultaneously filing and settling charges against Mirae Asset Daewoo for spoofing in the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) E-mini S and P 500 futures market.
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