Chunghwa Bribed Worker To Plead Guilty In LCD Case: AUO

Law360, New York (January 23, 2012, 6:43 PM EST) -- AU Optronics Corp. on Sunday accused Chunghwa Picture Tubes Ltd. of offering an employee cash in exchange for pleading guilty to an alleged scheme to fix the prices of thin-film liquid crystal display panels.

AUO asked a California federal court to force Chunghwa to produce documents showing its sales executive Hsueh-Lung "Brian" Lee had signed a separate employment agreement prior to his guilty plea. In its subpoena, AUO has also requested that Chunghwa produce any payments made to Lee while he served his six-month prison sentence...
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