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Entries in Israel (26)

Tuesday
Aug152017

Israeli mining billionaire detained with other leading businessmen

Beny Steinmetz, detained Monday for questioning Beny Steinmetz was detained Monday in Israel for a second time for questioning in connection with bribery of high ranking foreign officials in Guinea.

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Thursday
Jun152017

Chaim Gelfand: Israeli government officials jailed for taking bribes from Siemens

Yesterday I participated as a panelist at a roundtable on the "Increase in the Enforcement of the Foreign Bribery Statue in Israel," part of the Globes Newspaper's Capital Markets Conference.

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Thursday
Dec222016

Teva announces $519 million FCPA settlement

Teva Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd. agreed Thursday with the DOJ and SEC to resolve FCPA violations through a deferred prosecution agreement and total payments of $519 million.

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Tuesday
Dec202016

Chaim Gelfand: Israeli enforcement takes off

Israel's enforcement of its foreign bribery statute took years to get off the ground but it's now going full speed ahead.

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Monday
Dec192016

Steinmetz detained in Israel for Guinea bribe investigation

Authorities in Israel detained billionaire Beny Steinmetz for questioning about money laundering in connection with bribes allegedly paid to officials in Guinea for mining rights.

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Wednesday
Aug032016

LA businessman admits Bank Leumi (Israel) helped him hide $21 million

A Los Angeles businessman pleaded guilty Monday to using undeclared bank accounts at Bank Leumi and other Israeli banks to hide $21 million and avoid paying U.S. taxes.

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Tuesday
May032016

Report: Siemens pays $42 million to settle Israel bribe case

Siemens AG agreed to pay the Israeli government about $42 million as a penalty for bribing officials at state-owned Israel Electric Corporation to win a contract to supply turbines fifteen years ago.

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Monday
Jan052015

Israel arrests six state power company execs for taking Siemens bribes

Six current and former executives from state-owned Israel Electric Corporation were detained last week in an investigation of alleged bribery involving Siemens.

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Monday
Dec292014

Bank Leumi fined $400 million, bans former U.S. compliance chief from compliance role

Israel's Bank Leumi will pay $270 million to resolve federal charges and $130 million to settle New York regulators' allegations that it helped U.S. taxpayers hide assets and income in unreported accounts in Israel and around the world.

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Wednesday
Sep172014

Rabbi Pinto in plea deal with Israel prosecutor

A celebrity rabbi will plead guilty to bribing a senior police official and now faces up to a year in prison, Israel's Justice Ministry said Wednesday.

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Monday
Jul142014

Israel intel officer arrested for selling probe info

A senior intelligence and interrogations official from Israel's National Fraud Unit was arrested in late June for allegedly selling information relating to police investigations, according to a statement Thursday from the Justice Ministry's internal affairs division.

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Tuesday
Jul082014

Defense lawyer arrested in Israel police bribery scandal 

Ronel Fisher, courtesy of erezrv via YouTubeA prominent Israeli lawyer was arrested Thursday on suspicion of being a middleman in a series of bribery schemes between police officials and his clients who were under police investigation.

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