Crime doesn’t pay: The Tipline for 11 December 2020

When someone says “crime doesn’t pay”, they are usually implying that a criminal act is going to result in more trouble than benefit. The Department of Justice’s antitrust division gave the idiom a more literal meaning on Thursday, announcing the first-ever wage-fixing indictment in the history of the Sherman Act. Also in Tipline, the DOJ weighs in on a no-poach lawsuit brought by Burger King employees and former Federal Trade Commission chair Edith Ramirez predicts what competition enforcement might look like under the Biden administration.

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