Cropped Prison Phone Pricing Case Goes Forward

By Nadia Dreid (October 1, 2021, 7:50 p.m. EDT) – Three companies accused of colluding to inflate the cost of calls made from inside US prisons will still face antitrust lawsuits after federal judge of Maryland has ruled that allegations of racketeering prisoners “families have fallen apart.

U.S. District Judge Lydia Kay Griggsby on Thursday rejected the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupted Organizations Act – better known as RICO – in an 18-page opinion that ultimately concluded the prosecution’s antitrust allegations were sufficient solid to continue.

In summary, when read in the light most favorable to complainants, the tribunal is satisfied that the complaint contains plausible Sherman Antitrust Act allegations that complainants should …

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