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Entries in DOJ (21)

Monday
Jun232014

U.S. surrenders fugitive tycoon to face Hong Kong bribery charges

Honk Kong property tycoon Zeng Wei The U.S. surrendered the director of a property development company after his arrest for immigration offenses ended three years of running from Hong Kong bribery charges.

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Monday
Jun162014

UK authorizes SFO to prosecute Alstom and execs

The UK's Serious Fraud Office (SFO) is pursuing its investigation of alleged corruption at Paris-based Alstom now that the Attorney General has given the agency permission to prosecute the company and former employees for alleged overseas bribery, if deemed appropriate.

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Friday
May092014

DOJ joins false claims action against Snowden background check firm

The background-check firm USIS faces a false claims action brought by a whistleblower and joined by the DOJ that alleges insufficient vetting was part of USIS's scheme to maximize profits. 

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Friday
May022014

Walmart's half-billion-dollar FCPA spend

Walmart Inc. said it has spent $439 million in legal fees and other costs associated with investigations of alleged FCPA violations and revamping its global compliance protocol.

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Thursday
Apr102014

Money launderer avoids Italian mob by U.S. guilty plea

A Colombian national pleaded guilty to a money laundering conspiracy charge in federal court in Orlando, Florida on Monday, federal prosecutors said.

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Wednesday
Apr092014

Third guilty plea in tribal bribery case

A California man became the third person to plead guilty in a kickback scheme to defraud the Twenty-Nine Palms Band of Mission Indians, the Department of Justice said.

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Monday
Apr072014

Fifth guilty plea in Navy Sealift Command bribe case

The former vice president of a government contracting company in Virginia pleaded guilty Friday to conspiring to bribe public officials.

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Thursday
Apr032014

SBM Offshore: Our agents may have bribed officials in Africa

Dutch oil and gas services company SBM Offshore NV announced that a two-year internal investigation produced evidence showing that its agents in Angola and Equatorial Guinea may have bribed government officials.

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Wednesday
Mar262014

Orthofix reports Brazil payments to DOJ, SEC

Orthofix International said in an amendment to a securities filing that it has reported allegations of improper payments involving its Brazil-based subsidiary to the Justice Department and the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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Friday
Mar212014

DOJ declination for SL Industries

The Department of Justice has dropped its Foreign Corrupt Practices Act probe of SL Industries Inc. without filing charges, the New Jersey-based power technology company said in its annual report Wednesday.

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Thursday
Mar202014

Marubeni will pay $88 million to resolve second FCPA action

Head office of Marubeni in Chiyoda-Ku, Tokyo, Japan (courtesy of Wikipedia)Japan's Marubeni Corporation pleaded guilty Wednesday to eight FCPA charges, admitting it bribed Indonesian officials to win an electricity contract for itself and a partner, Alstom SA.

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Thursday
Mar202014

SciClone sets aside $2 million for ongoing FCPA probe

SciClone Pharmaceuticals Inc. said it has reserved $2 million for penalties related to an ongoing Foreign Corrupt Practices Act probe.

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