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DOJ casts net over Bumble Bee CEO

Antitrust prosecutors are trying to reel in Christopher Lischewski for his alleged role in conspiring to fix prices of canned tuna sold in the US. But the former Bumble Bee Seafoods CEO says he should be thrown back. He’s not their guy.

Fish metaphors aside, the tuna case marks a rare instance where the head of a well-known American company is caught up in a criminal price-fixing investigation.

Lischewski, who has served as Bumble Bee’s top executive since 2004, is accused of meeting with executives at...

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