Hitachi-LG execs face jail time, fines for price fixing

By Matthew
Dec 14, 2011
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  1. Three industry executives will serve prison sentences after pleading guilty to fixing optical disk drive prices, according to the US Department of Justice. The Hitachi-LG Data Storage (HLDS) workers, Young…

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  2. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TS Guardian Fighter Posts: 9,726   +3,700

    Am I the only one who thinks this time should be spent doing community service cleaning out the local zoo cages?
  3. MilwaukeeMike

    MilwaukeeMike TS Evangelist Posts: 2,890   +1,224

    Well.... the story says they're going to prison. Community service is MUCH better than prison. It also says they could face 10 years in prison if convicted of other charges. That's pretty severe for price fixing DVD burners. Those things are dirt cheap anyway.

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