DOJ Antitrust Charges Against Heir-Tracker Co. Dismissed
Law360, Fort Wayne (August 29, 2017, 2:48 PM EDT) -- A Utah federal judge on Monday threw out the U.S. Department of Justice’s criminal case against an heir-tracker company in the state, saying it was too late to bring the charges over an alleged agreement with another firm to apportion customers.
Kemp & Associates Inc. and co-owner Daniel J. Mannix terminated the market-divvying arrangement with rival Blake and Blake in 2008, which places it outside of the five-year statute of limitations for violations of antitrust law, U.S. District Judge David Sam said in his order dismissing the DOJ indictment, filed last year as part of its ongoing probe into anti-competitive behavior...
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