Sabry Lee Distributor Cops To Auto Lights Conspiracy

Law360, New York (August 30, 2011, 5:23 PM EDT) -- Aftermarket auto lights distributor Sabry Lee (USA) Inc. on Tuesday pled guilty to a one-count felony charge in California for participating in a worldwide price-fixing conspiracy.

Sabry Lee, the U.S. distributor for Taiwanese producer Sabry Lee Ltd., said it conspired to eliminate competition in the aftermarket auto lights market by fixing prices for the products, which are installed following vehicles' original sale as repairs, accessories or upgrades.

The company agreed to pay a $200,000 criminal fine and assist the agency in its investigation into the industry...
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