White Collar

Univar To Pay $62M To End Saccharin Duty Evasion Case

Univar Inc. has agreed to pay $62 million to resolve allegations in the U.S. Court of International Trade that it illegally tried to avoid tens of millions of dollars in anti-dumping duties on Chinese-made saccharin by shipping it through Taiwan, prosecutors announced Tuesday…

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Coach’s Country Club Spot Unfrozen In ‘Varsity Blues’ Case

A Massachusetts federal judge on Wednesday lifted a restraining order freezing former Georgetown tennis coach Gordon Ernst’s membership at a Maryland country club after prosecutors said it had no value as a potentially seizable asset if Ernst is convicted in the so-called “Varsity Blues” scandal…

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Vt. Can Move Ahead With Opioid Suit Against Purdue Pharma

Vermont’s attorney general’s office announced Thursday that it will continue its lawsuit against Purdue Pharma for the company’s alleged role in fueling opioid addiction in the Green Mountain State, after a state judge ruled against the OxyContin maker’s bid to kill the case…

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StarKist Settles Tuna Price-Fixing Claims With Kroger, Others

StarKist Co. announced Friday that it has agreed to a settlement with Kroger Co. and other retailers to resolve allegations of a widespread tuna price-fixing conspiracy that have been the focus of multidistrict litigation in California federal court…

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