Guilty Pleas Continue in Quebec Gas Price-Fixing Conspiracy
January 2nd, 2013
An individual retailer operating under the Petro-Canada banner has pleaded guilty to fixing the price of gasoline in Sherbrooke, Quebec, the Competition Bureau announced on December 28, 2012. The retailer was sentenced to a fine of $5,000.
To date, 28 individuals and 7 companies have pleaded guilty. Fines in excess of $3 million have been imposed and sentences to be served in the community have been imposed on six individuals.