Auto Lights Exec Gets 14-Month Sentence For Price-Fixing

Law360, San Francisco (January 22, 2013, 8:06 PM EST) -- A California federal judge on Tuesday sentenced Homy Hong-Ming Hsu, the vice chairman of Taiwanese auto lights manufacturer Eagle Eyes Traffic Industrial Co. Ltd., to 14 months in prison for participating in a seven-year, $88 million international conspiracy to fix prices on aftermarket auto lights.

U.S. District Court Judge Richard Seeborg imposed the sentence, shorter than the 27 months urged by attorneys with the U.S. Department of Justice, after hearing arguments from both sides that Hsu was a key player in the price-fixing cartel but also...
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