The former highest-ranking cargo executive in the United States for SAS Cargo Group A/S (SAS), a Scandinavian-based airline, has agreed to plead guilty and serve six months in jail for participating in a conspiracy to fix prices for air cargo rates. According to the charges filed in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, Timothy Pfeil, while in his capacity as SAS's area director of sales and marketing for North America, conspired with competitors to fix the rates charged to U.S. and international customers on air cargo shipments, in violation of the Sherman Act. In accordance with the plea agreement, which is subject to court approval, Pfeil has agreed to cooperate with the Department's ongoing investigation.

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