The US DoJ indicts a former owner of a healthcare staffing company for wage fixing (Neeraj Jindal)

As far as criminal price fixing cases brought by the Antitrust Division, the indictment in US. v.. Neeraj Jindal, Case 4:20-cr-00358 (E.D. Texas, filed 12/9/20)(press release and indictment link here) would seem remarkable only in how insignificant the alleged conspiracy time period and volume of commerce are. Jindal was the owner of a therapist staffing company in the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area. He is charged with conspiring “from in or around March 2017 to in or around August 2017” by “agreeing to fix prices by lowering the pay rates” to physical therapists and physical therapists assistants. The indictment does not allege a volume of commerce. The indictment charges a second count of obstruction of justice alleging, “Specifically, the Defendant made false and misleading

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Robert E. Connolly, The US DoJ indicts a former owner of a healthcare staffing company for wage fixing (Neeraj Jindal), 10 December 2020, e-Competitions December 2020, Art. N° 98443

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