Entries in Haiti (43)
A judge in California may decide whether federal law reflected by the FCPA prevents charging foreign officials with money laundering in connection with bribes they took.
A former official at state-owned Telecommunications D’Haiti S.A.M. was sentenced Friday to a year and a day in prison.
Here's what happened during the second quarter of 2012.
When Roger Clemens and FCPA defendants walk, should we only see failure by the DOJ?
The main issue on appeal is what is a 'foreign official' under the FCPA. Esquenazi is also arguing that new exculpatory evidence wasn't considered, and that the computation for his 15-year prison sentence wasn't correct.
Prosecutors asked for a reduction in Robert Antoine's sentence after he testified against other defendants in the sprawling Haiti telco case.
Without any appellate record to guide them on the issue of 'foreign officials,' should Joel Esquenazi and Carlos Rodriguez have gone to trial? Or should they have plea-bargained for shorter sentences?
Jean Rene Duperval, a Haitian official at the center of the DOJ's sprawling Haiti Telco prosecution, was sentenced Monday to nine years in prison for money laundering.
Trial courts have decided 'foreign official' challenges before. We already looked at the Carson case. This time, it's the Lindsey prosecution -- when another federal judge issued a written ruling on the meaning of 'foreign official.'