A jury in the Bahamas Tuesday convicted a former board member of the Bahamas Electricity Corporation of bribery, finding he took hundreds of thousands of dollars to help Alstom win contracts, reduce penalties for late performance, and overturn a government award to a competitor.
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On March 16, the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut affirmed its earlier ruling that a non-resident foreign national cannot be charged with conspiracy to violate the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act or with aiding and abetting a violation of the FCPA, unless the government can show that he acted as an agent of a “domestic concern” or while physically present in the United States.
The UK Serious Fraud Office charged another individual Tuesday as part of the ongoing investigation into Alstom.
The director of the UK Serious Fraud Office spoke Monday at the annual Cambridge Economic Crime Symposium at Jesus College.
The UK Serious Fraud Office said Tuesday that it charged another former Alstom executive for bribing foreign officials.
The UK Serious Fraud Office brought new charges Thursday against a UK subsidiary of Alstom SA and an Alstom employee for alleged corruption in a project to supply trains to the Budapest Metro.