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Vitamin Firms, Execs Agree To Price-Fixing Guilty Pleas, $33 Mil. Fines

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

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German pharmaceutical giant Merck KgaA will pay a $14 mil. criminal fine after agreeing to plead guilty to Justice Department charges that it conspired to fix the price and allocate sales volume of vitamin C from early 1991 to fall 1995, the DoJ announced May 5.

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