Chunghwa Exec Says Feds' Price-Fixing Suit Is Time-Barred

Law360, San Francisco (May 14, 2013, 8:18 PM EDT) -- Attorneys for a former Chunghwa Picture Tubes Ltd. executive living in Taiwan, outside the reach of U.S. prosecutors, urged a California federal judge Tuesday to dismiss an indictment alleging he conspired to fix prices on television color display tubes, arguing that prosecutors missed statutory deadlines to bring the charges.

Chung Cheng Yeh left his job at CPT on March 18, 2005, but the government didn't issue its indictment against him until March 30, 2010 — two weeks after the five-year statute of limitations expired, Yeh's attorney Donald Schwartz of Schwartz & Cera LLP argued Tuesday. Yeh, a former director of sales for the...

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