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Entries by Richard L. Cassin (3251)

Friday
Jul212017

OFAC fines Exxon $2 million for violating Russia sanctions, Exxon sues

The Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control fined Exxon Mobil Corp. $2 million Thursday for signing a joint venture with Russia's Rosneft in "reckless disregard" of Ukraine-related trade sanctions.

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Thursday
Jul202017

Former FCPA fugitive pleads guilty in Haiti Teleco case

The former general manager of a Miami-based firm pleaded guilty Wednesday to violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act by conspiring to pay $3 million in bribes to win a contract from Haiti's state-owned telecommunications company.

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Wednesday
Jul192017

Dmitrij Harder jailed five years for FCPA offenses

The Pennsylvania-based consultant who bribed an officer at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development was sentenced in 60 months in prison Tuesday for violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

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Monday
Jul172017

UK fines compliance officer for his firm’s bad advice

The Financial Conduct Authority penalized a compliance officer Friday for allowing customers of the wealth management firms he worked for to receive wrong advice about their pensions.

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Monday
Jul172017

World Bank debars two AECOM units

The World Bank Group announced the debarment Friday of AECOM Asia Company Limited for 18 months for violating the Bank's guidelines for consultants.

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Friday
Jul142017

Two Californians (including a lawyer) jailed for running fake law firm

Two Orange County, California men were sentenced to prison for helping set up and market a phony mortgage modification scheme posing as a successful law firm, the DOJ said.

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Friday
Jul142017

Whistleblower collects $2.4 million from cardiac monitoring settlements

Image courtesy of cardiacmonitoring.comThe former sales manager at a company that provides cardiac monitoring services earned $2.4 from a false claiims settlement by his ex-employer.

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Wednesday
Jul122017

TI-Canada recommends a deferred prosecution agreement scheme (with conditions)

A report released Wednesday by Transparency International Canada recommends the government consider adopting legislation to create a deferred prosecution agreement scheme as a way to increase transparency and promote compliance.

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Wednesday
Jul122017

SFO joins bribery probe of Amec Foster Wheeler 

The UK Serious Fraud Office has now joined the DOJ and SEC in an investigation of possible overseas bribery by London-based Amec Foster Wheeler plc.

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Tuesday
Jul112017

Compliance officer quit Shkreli fund, complained to SEC 

Martin ShkreliA compliance officer who worked for Martin Shkreli's investment fund quit after less than a year because of his boss's questionable practices.

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Monday
Jul102017

Odebrecht’s graft echoes across the hemisphere

Three fund managers and a national government said in SEC filings last week that Odebrecht's corruption scandal has become a problem and a risk factor for them.

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Monday
Jul102017

FINRA warns compliance officers (and others): Beware of fake online job interviews

Wall Street's independent regulator warned that people claiming to be involved in the hiring process for legitimate organizations are using Skype and similar apps to phish for personal information and money.

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