You – yes, YOU – might be the victim of a global conspiracy11/17/2012
Did you buy anything with an LCD screen between 2001 and 2006? If so, congratulations! You were the victim of an international criminal conspiracy! The FBI has busted eight leading LCD screen makers for colluding to fix world prices for half a decade, artificially jacking up the cost of computers and big screen TVs. The feds uncovered a vast conspiracy, involving shady tech manufacturers meeting in hotel rooms to share price and production info. The bureau’s latest collar, Taiwan-based AU Optronics Corp, will pay a fine of half a billion dollars, and two former executives will serve three years in jail. [Source]
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How does it feel to be victimized by an international crime syndicate?