Gustafson Gluek PLLC is investigating potential price fixing of linear resistors. In June 2015, reports indicated that the DOJ had initiated an investigation of price fixing in the resistors industry as an offshoot of the DOJ’s price-fixing investigation of the capacitors industry. Gustafson Gluek is currently representing plaintiffs in the capacitors litigation.
Linear resistors are one of the most common electronic components in the world today. Linear resistors are used in cellular phones, computer motherboards, disc drives, monitors, automotive electronic assemblies, television sets, stereo amplifiers, and many other components.
Based on reports, the potential price fixing participants include:
- Vishay; and
If you or your company purchased linear resistors as stand-alone products from distributors that had previously purchased them from any of these companies, you may have been injured by paying an artificially and unlawfully inflated price. If you would like to discuss your legal options, please contact us.