State of Washington Files Civil Suit Against StarKist, Lischewski Over Price-Fixing Canned Tuna
Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson filed a lawsuit against top tuna canner StarKist and the former CEO of Bumble Bee Foods, Christopher Lischewski over a price-fixing conspiracy which he said took $6 million out of the pockets of residents.
Washington now becomes the first state to file a suit over the conspiracy. The Department of Justice is currently seeking a 8-10 year prison sentence for Lischewski, following his December criminal conviction for his role in the price-fixing scandal...
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