News tagged with cartel

EU launches probe into suspected chipmaker cartel

EU anti-trust authorities announced on Monday a formal cartel probe into smartcard chipmakers—the motors for everything from bank and mobile SIM cards to electronic ID papers, after talks aimed at securing ...

Apr 22, 2013
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US demanding harsh penalties for price fixers (Update)

(AP)—The U.S. Department of Justice is demanding that a Taiwanese company pay a $1 billion fine and two former top executives each serve 10 years in prison for their central roles in what prosecutors called the most serious ...

Sep 20, 2012
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Mexican hacker group member freed by cartel: report

A Mexican member of online "hacktivist" group Anonymous was released by the Zetas drug cartel ahead of a threat by the Web group to expose details of the crime ring's activities, Mexican television reported Friday.

Nov 04, 2011
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