Justice Department Targeting Collusion in Heir-tracing Industry
January 28, 2016
Live 5 News - The Justice Department is investigating an industry that seeks out heirs
to the recently deceased and is looking into whether price-fixing and other anti-competitive
practices have ripped off relatives who have enlisted the companies' services, law
enforcement officials said.
"The heir would be sitting there and getting, so to speak, 'offers' from these different
services," said Gerry Beyer, a Texas Tech University law professor and expert in estate
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