The federal government fined businesses a record amount in criminal antitrust penalties over the 2012 fiscal year, according to data compiled by a law firm, provided exclusively to FOX Business.
The Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division handed out more than $1.13 billion in criminal fines, a 46% increase over 2011, said John Terzaken, partner at Allen & Overy and the former director of criminal enforcement.
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