San Juan Mayor Abetted Public Phone Monopoly: Suit

Law360, New York (March 16, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A Puerto Rican phone company has filed an antitrust suit against the city of San Juan, its mayor and a rival phone company, alleging that the mayor approved the rival’s bid for control of San Juan's public telephones because of close political connections with its operators.

The Pan-American Telephone Co. and Puerto Rican telephone user Joseph Raymond Molina Young, a private citizen, filed their complaint against San Juan, Mayor Jorge Santini and Phoneworks Inc. in the U.S. District Court for the District of Puerto Rico on...
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