price-rigging

price-rigging

n
the illicit fixing of prices by a group of firms working as a cartel
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It follows a damning report by the Office of Fair Trading on price-rigging. UK drivers pay up to 50 per cent more than other Europeans for the same cars.
THE cost of new cars looks set to plummet after a major inquiry found evidence of price-rigging.
AN ON-COURSE bookmaker at Wolverhampton, where he and his colleagues are the focus of suspicions of price-rigging that would save the betting industry thousands of pounds per race, yesterday suggested the same allegation could be levelled at layers at Southwell and Kempton.
Cade did not accept the companies' claims that there was no evidence of price-rigging and ordered them to cut installed capacity in concrete services by 20 percent in large markets.
USELESS energy regulator Ofgem have admitted they can't find evidence of a price-rigging cartel in the energy market.
Last month FAIRFUELUK handed over a petition urging the Office of Fair Trading to investigate price-rigging allegations.
Could this have something to do with the EU price-rigging probe?
Only four months ago the OFT sniffed around a bit then ruled out launching a full probe into allegations of price-rigging which MPs had demanded, insisting the sector was "working well".
OIL giants BP and Shell were yesterday warned by Downing Street that they must co-operate fully with a European Commission investigation into price-rigging claims.
OIL giants BP and Shell were warned by Downing Street that they must co-operate fully with a European Commission investigation into price-rigging claims.
OIL giants BP and Shell were today warned by Downing Street that they must co-operate fully with a European Commission investigation into price-rigging claims.