Denso Execs Get Prison For Roles In Auto Parts Cartel

Law360, New York (August 6, 2013, 7:09 PM EDT) -- A Michigan federal judge sentenced two Denso Corp. executives to more than a year in federal prison on Monday, months after they pled guilty to participating in an international conspiracy to fix the prices of auto parts.

U.S. District Judge George Caram Steeh sentenced Yuji Suzuki to 16 months and Hiroshi Watanabe to 15 months at a minimum security camp in California, under the terms of plea deals they struck with the U.S. Department of Justice.

Suzuki, a senior manager in the Japanese auto part manufacturer's...
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