Judge: StarKist to Pay $100M Fine in Tuna Price-Fixing Case

A federal judge in San Francisco has ordered StarKist Co. to pay a $100 million fine in a canned tuna price-fixing conspiracy involving three companies.

  • Published 11 September 2019

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge in San Francisco has ordered StarKist Co. to pay a $100 million fine in a canned tuna price-fixing conspiracy involving three companies. The Pittsburgh-based company had asked U.S. District Court Judge Edward Chen to reduce the fine to $50 million, arguing a $100 million penalty could bankrupt it because it still faces millions more in potential civil damages. Chen on Wednesday said the court found the company has… Read at AP News