DRAM Scam Means Jail For Samsung VP

Law360, New York (September 21, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The long-running legal war over dynamic access random memory (DRAM) has claimed another casualty: Samsung Semiconductor Inc.’s vice president of memory sales and marketing has agreed to plead guilty to a federal felony charge stemming from his role in the global conspiracy to fix prices for DRAM.

Thomas Quinn, who came to Samsung in 1993 from Texas Instruments, will serve eight months in jail and shell out $250,000 to resolve a case brought by the U.S. Department of Justice, provided that the court approves the plea...
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