S.C. Johnson Awarded $147M For Logistics Scam

Law360, New York (February 27, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- A jury awarded consumer-products giant S.C. Johnson & Son $147 million in damages from a kickback scheme among distributors that allegedly bilked the company out of millions.

The Wisconsin-based maker of household products including Ziploc, Windex and Raid sued its former transportation director Mark Morris, trucking company operator Thomas Buske and a group of people and companies who allegedly defrauded S.C. Johnson in a widespread corruption scheme.

The company claimed Morris, Buske and others cost the company millions by inflating transportation rates and splitting the excess...
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