Official Indicted for Fixing LCD Panel Prices

A federal grand jury in San Francisco has indicted a president of a Taiwanese technology company on a price-fixing charge. Ding Hui Joe, also known as David Joe, of Hannstar Display Corp. was charged with a participating in a global conspiracy to fix prices of thin-film transistor liquid crystal display panels, which are the flat display screens used in many laptop computers, cell phones and new TVs.