Tri-Union Admits To Blowing Whistle In DOJ Tuna Probe

Law360, Fort Wayne (September 11, 2017, 4:49 PM EDT) -- Global seafood giant Thai Union Group PCL on Monday outed its American subsidiary Tri-Union Seafoods LLC, which does business as Chicken of the Sea, as a whistleblower in the U.S. Department of Justice's yearslong investigation of price fixing in the packaged tuna industry.

Tri-Union has agreed to provide information on the alleged price-fixing scheme to the DOJ in exchange for leniency, Thai Union said in a filing with the Stock Exchange of Thailand. Thai Union said it was not involved in the conduct for which Tri-Union has obtained leniency.

"Tri-Union received conditional leniency with respect to the Investigation under the DOJ's...

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