Bad To Worse: The Investigation Of Morgan Crucible

Law360, New York (February 17, 2011, 5:45 PM EST) -- After a long battle and his eventual conviction in December 2010, Ian Norris — former CEO of U.K.-based carbon brush and cermaic products manufacturer Morgan Crucible Co. PLC — was sentenced in Philadelphia federal court to 18 months in prison and fined $25,000.

The sentencing of Norris, a U.K. citizen who fought extradition from the U.K. for almost seven years, came after his conviction by a jury for obstruction of justice in a U.S. antitrust investigation into fixing prices for certain Morgan Crucible products. The jury...
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