Just as indictments were about to come down, the U.S. Justice Dept. drops its price-fixing case against Mercedes-Benz dealers in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. More than two dozen dealers from those states allegedly held secret meetings in the 1990s arranged by an accounting firm paid for by Mercedes to exchange car-pricing information. A former New Jersey dealer blew the whistle on the meetings, which he eventually declined to participate in, causing him to lose his dealership, ...
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