No End In Sight For DOJ Auto Parts Price-Fixing Probe

Law360, Washington (March 26, 2014, 9:11 PM EDT) -- Anyone thinking the U.S. Department of Justice's long-running probe into price-fixing in the auto parts industry was close to wrapping up should think again, the Antitrust Division's new criminal chief said Wednesday.

After the DOJ in September announced plea deals with nine Japanese auto parts makers worth $740 million and surpassed $1.6 billion in total fines, observers can be forgiven for thinking that what, by all accounts, has already become the watchdog's largest-ever pricing probe was winding down.

Indeed, that's what Brent Snyder, the deputy assistant...
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