Execs Fixed Chicago Garbage Cart Repair Bids: DOJ

Law360, New York (April 22, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Justice has charged two executives from an Illinois garbage cart repair company with conspiring to rig the city of Chicago's competitive bidding process that enlists private companies to fix roll-out refuse carts.

A grand jury indicted the executives Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois in the first case filed as part of the DOJ's ongoing antitrust probe into the garbage cart repair industry.

The four-count indictment charges Steven Fenzl and Douglas E. Ritter with conspiracy, two...
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