DOJ To Bring Criminal Charges Against BA Execs

Law360, New York (August 20, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Though British Airways recently agreed to pay a record $550 million fine to settle allegations of price-fixing, the legal troubles of some of the carrier's executives are far from over.

The Department of Justice will initiate criminal antitrust proceedings sometime this week against several of the airline's executives, according to several published reports. Antitrust regulators will target senior staff members at the carrier, including some well-known company officers, the Guardian U.K. reported, citing someone close to the investigation.

British Airways is scheduled to appear in a...
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