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Attorney General Madigan: Illinois Consumers to Receive Additional $19 Million from E-book Price-fixing Settlements

Apple and Book Publishers Conspired to Overcharge Consumers for e-Books

Chicago —(ENEWSPF)--June 20, 2016.   Attorney General Lisa Madigan today announced that Illinois consumers will begin receiving their portions of a $19 million payment by Apple Inc. for an alleged e books price-fixing conspiracy. This is the second payment Illinois consumers will receive as part of the settlement reached by Madigan and other states. Illinois consumers received an initial payment of more than $6.4 million in March 2014 from a settlement with book publishers.

Illinois joined 32 other states and . . .

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