CRIME: Jail for Box Bosses?

About the last place one would expect to find the head of a giant business is in jail. Nonetheless, there is a strong chance that R. Harper Brown, president of Container Corp. of America (1975 sales: $953 million) will spend several weeks next year in Chicago's Metropolitan Correctional Facility. He was the most important of 47 executives from 22 companies who pleaded no contest to federal charges of fixing prices on folding-cardboard boxes between 1960 and 1974. Last week Federal Judge James Parsons sentenced Brown to 60 days in jail and fined him $35,000; 14 other executives from nine...

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