Canada Fines 7 More In Quebec Gas Cartel Probe

Law360, New York (January 27, 2012, 3:40 PM EST) -- Seven Canadians have been sentenced to personal fines after pleading guilty to charges of conspiring to fix the price of gasoline sold at stations in Thetford Mines, Quebec, competition authorities said Friday. 

Two mangers who worked as territorial managers for Sonic, Gary Neiderer and Fabien Chouinard, received CA$3,000 (US$2,996) and CA$4,000 fines, respectively, according to the Canadian Competition Bureau. 

Five others, Royal Dutch Shell PLC station owners Jacques Blais and Louis Blais, and Esso station owners Luc Fecteau, Yvan Grondin and Jacques Robert all received individual...
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