Connecticut aerospace executive is charged with an antitrust conspiracy
A former Connecticut executive with Pratt and Whitney has been charged in federal court with an alleged long-running conspiracy involving hiring practices.
Mahesh Patel of Glastonbury is accused of conspiring with outside suppliers to limit the recruitment of skilled employees.
He faces antitrust charges for allegedly upholding a conspiracy with other aerospace companies not to hire or recruit employees from each other’s companies.
If convicted, Patel faces up to 10 years in prison and a fine of up to $1 million.