Maine Attorney General 

Maine’s Attorney General is investigating allegations of price-fixing among some lobster dealers in the state.Spokeswoman Kate Simmons says the investigation is in the early stages and is expected to last several months.It was launched after the office received a letter signed by more than 50 lobstermen seeking a probe into the conduct of lobster dealers.Investigators are focusing on whether lobster dealers violated the state’s commerce and trade laws.The probe comes as lobstermen continue to suffer from low prices brought on by the recession.