Multiple Listing Service Breaking Antitrust Deal: DOJ

Law360, New York (January 11, 2010, 1:39 PM EST) -- Several months after a judge approved an antitrust settlement, the U.S. Department of Justice has said a joint venture of real estate brokers, Columbia, S.C.-based Consolidated Multiple Listing Service, isn't living up to the deal.

In a motion filed Friday in the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina, the Justice Department said the court should order CMLS to stop overcharging real estate brokers who seek to join the service and to issue refunds to recently admitted members.

The settlement prohibits CMLS from imposing...
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