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Friday
Dec192014

Soviet-era logic is emptying Russia's shelves

When I travel to Moscow I stay in the Arbat. It is quiet, clean and close to my office, so I mostly avoid the horrendous traffic.

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Friday
Dec192014

Hong Kong billionaire Thomas Kwok convicted of bribery

Kwok Ping-kwong, ThomasThomas Kwok, one of Asia's richest men, was convicted Friday of conspiring to bribe Hong Kong's former number two official.

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Friday
Dec192014

‘Birthday party’ bribe plot: Jury convicts former Detroit treasurer, two pension officials

Jeffrey Beasley (Image courtesy of WXYZ.com)The former treasurer of the City of Detroit and two former pension officials were convicted by a federal jury of conspiring to defraud retirees through bribery and kickbacks.

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Thursday
Dec182014

Mortgage ‘hustle’ whistleblower collects $57 million

A former Countrywide Financial vice president who filed a False Claims Act lawsuit alleging fraudulent mortgage and securities practices is collecting $57 million from Bank of America's $16.65 billion federal penalty.

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Thursday
Dec182014

Two more brokerage execs plead guilty for $5 million Venezuela bank bribes

The former chief executive officer and an ex-managing director of U.S. broker-dealer Direct Access Partners LLC pleaded guilty Wednesday to bribing an official of a state-owned Venezuelan bank in exchange for bond trading business.

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Wednesday
Dec172014

Avon pays $135 million for China FCPA resolution

A China subsidiary of Avon Products Inc. pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court in Manhattan to one count of conspiring to violate the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. It will pay a $67.7 million criminal fine and the Avon parent will enter into a three-year deferred prosecution and appoint a compliance monitor.

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Wednesday
Dec172014

Parker Drilling unit settles Scotland enforcement action for Kazakhstan bribes

An oil and gas services firm based in Scotland was fined £170,000 ($267,000) after admitting that a former Kazakhstan-based employee paid bribes to win work.

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Wednesday
Dec172014

Whistleblower Ian Foxley takes beating, still looks himself in the eye

Ian Foxley, former program director for GPTIan Foxley was six months into his new job overseeing a $3.5 billion supply contract between the UK Ministry of Defense (MoD) and Saudi Arabia’s National Guard, when he noticed that a procurement document requiring his signature included $2.5 million in strange, additional charges.

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Wednesday
Dec172014

Shades of Sony: Kenya arrests 77 China nationals after raid on ‘cybercrime command center’

Kenyan authorities arrested 77 Chinese nationals for allegedly operating a cybercrime command center capable of disrupting the country’s communication and financial systems.

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Tuesday
Dec162014

Bloomberg: Alstom close to $700 million criminal FCPA settlement

Image courtesy of AlstomAlstom SA is close to settling a criminal bribery investigation with the DOJ for $700 million,  Tom Schoenberg of Bloomberg reported Tuesday.

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