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Foreign Offenders Can Expect More Jail Time: DOJ

Law360 (April 2, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- With more weapons in its arsenal in the fight against global cartels and increased cooperation from the international community in the criminal prosecution of antitrust violators, the U.S. Department of Justice is confident that more and longer jail sentences for foreign nationals are on the way.

The DOJ has long recognized that the embarrassment and personal loss that comes with a lengthy jail term makes it the most effective deterrent of cartel activity.

And the growing number of tools the DOJ has at its disposal for...
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