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NCJ Number: 818 Find in a Library
Title: HIGH PROFITABILITY - THE REWARD FOR PRICE-FIXING
Author(s): H N MCMENIMEN
Corporate Author: National Institute of Municipal Law Officers
United States of America
Date Published: 1969
Page Count: 16
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Municipal Law Officers
Publication Number: 154
Sale Source: National Institute of Municipal Law Officers
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United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: OVERCHARGE THROUGH CONSPIRATORIAL ACTIVITIES AND THE SPAN OF YEARS WHICH THE CONSPIRACY HAS BEEN IN EFFECT IN NEW YORK CITY.
Abstract: A DETERMINATION OF WHETHER THE PUBLIC HAS BEEN DAMAGED BY OVERCHARGES, AN EVALUATION OF THE AMOUNT OF EXCESS PAYMENTS, AND PURSUIT OF SUCH WRONGDOING IN A MANNER WHICH TENDS TO DISCOURAGE ITS REPETITION IN THE FUTURE. STUDY CONCLUDES THAT UNDER PRESENT CIRCUMSTANCES AND PROCEDURES AN INDUSTRY GROUP WHICH CHOOSES TO FIX PRICES ILLEGALLY CAN FEEL ASSURED OF ENDING UP WITH AT LEAST DOUBLE ITS NORMAL PROFIT MARGINS.
Index Term(s): Business crime costs; Economic Crime Enforcement Units; New York; White collar crime
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