Vice President of Sales at Bumble Bee Pleads Guilty to Canned Tuna Price Fixing Conspiracy
SEAFOODNEWS.COM by Michael Ramsingh - December 8, 2016
A senior vice president of sales at Bumble Bee Seafood pleaded guilty in federal court this week for participating in a conspiracy to fix canned tuna prices in the US market.
According to the US Department of Justice Bumble Bee’s Walter Scott Cameron entered the guilty plea in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California in San Francisco. Cameron said he and unnamed co-conspirators agreed to fix the prices of packaged seafood from as early as 2011 until about 2013. In addition to his guilty plea, which is subject to court approval, Cameron has agreed to pay a criminal fine and cooperate with the division’s ongoing investigation...
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