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Entries in Conspiracy (52)

Friday
Dec202013

ADM pays $54.3 million to settle Ukraine tax bribes

A unit of Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) pleaded guilty Friday to violating the FCPA by bribing Ukrainian government officials through vendors in exchange for value-added tax (VAT) refunds.

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Wednesday
Dec112013

SFO on Dahdaleh: ‘No aspect of this investigation was outsourced’

This was released Tuesday by the U.K. Serious Fraud Office:

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Statement: 10 December 2013

The SFO has today offered no evidence against Victor Dahdaleh, having concluded that there is no longer a realistic prospect of conviction in this case.

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Tuesday
Nov192013

Venezuela state banker admits taking bribes from U.S. broker

A former vice president from Venezuela's state economic development bank pleaded guilty Monday and agreed to cooperate with prosecutors investigating a massive bribery and fraud scheme by a U.S. broker.

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Thursday
Oct242013

This should be easy: In England, what's a bribe?

One of the benefits, apart from the foreign earnings, of  London’s court clogging Russian litigation, has been the collation of principles relating to the English civil law of bribery which can be summarized as follows:

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Friday
Aug302013

Third guilty plea in broker-dealer case

The DOJ said Friday another broker from Direct Access Partners pleaded guilty to bribing foreign officials in Venezuela in exchange for bond trading work.

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Thursday
Aug292013

Two brokerage execs plead guilty for Venezuela bribes

Two executives of an SEC-register broker-dealer pleaded guilty Thursday to bribing an official of a state-owned Venezuelan bank in exchange for bond trading business.

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Tuesday
Aug272013

Canada conviction in India bribe scheme based on ‘circumstantial evidence’

A Canadian man faces up to 14 years in prison after being the first individual convicted under Canada’s foreign anti-corruption law.

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Wednesday
Jun122013

Brokerage boss charged in Venezuela kick back scheme

The DOJ Wednesday arrested the former head of the Miami office of brokerage firm Direct Access Partners for conspiracy to bribe an officer at a state-owned Venezuela bank in exchange for bond trading business.

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Wednesday
May082013

Two traders and a bank official charged for Venezuela bribes

Two brokers affiliated with a New York firm were charged in federal court with paying at least $5 million in bribes to an official at a state-owned Venezuelan bank to win bond trading work.

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Wednesday
May012013

Another exec charged in Alstom case

Alstom head office, 3 avenue André Malraux, Levallois-Perret, France (photo courtesy of Wikipedia)The DOJ said Wednesday that a former vice president of sales for Alstom's U.S. subsidiary became the third man from the company charged with overseas bribery and related offenses.

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Tuesday
Apr162013

Supreme Court denies Bourke review

As reported by the SCOTUS Blog, the U.S. Supreme Court Monday denied Frederic Bourke's petition for certiorari (review) of his 2009 conviction for conspiracy to violate the FCPA and lying to FBI agents.

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Thursday
Sep132012

Home confinement ordered for 'unhealthy' Cosgrove

The former director of worldwide sales for Control Components Inc. was sentenced Thursday to 13 months home confinement and fined $20,000 for bribing Chinese officials.

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