Canada Charges 28 More In Quebec Gas Cartel Probe

Law360, New York (July 16, 2010, 11:45 AM EDT) -- Canada's antitrust enforcer has accused 25 more individuals and three additional companies of fixing the price of gasoline sold at the pump in the second wave of criminal charges in the Quebec cartel probe.

The Canadian Competition Bureau on Thursday charged Gestion Marc-Yvan Letourneau Inc.; convenience store chain 134553 Canada Inc.; and Societe Cooperative Agricole des Bois-Francs, a group that represents companies in the agriculture and petroleum industries, among others, with conspiring to fix prices under Section 45 of the Competition Act.

The case dates back...
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