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Entries in Israel (28)

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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Tuesday
May202014

Tesler disbarred in UK for KBR-related conviction

The London lawyer who helped KBR and its partners deliver nearly $150 million in bribes to Nigerian officials and went to prison for violating the FCPA has been disbarred by the UK Solicitors Regulation Authority.

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Tuesday
May132014

Former Israel PM Olmert jailed six years for bribery

Ehud Olmert in court on March 31, courtesy of Euronews via YouTubeFormer Prime Minister of Israel, Ehud Olmert, was sentenced Tuesday to six years in prison for taking bribes while serving as mayor of Jerusalem.

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Monday
Mar102014

Cilins pleads guilty to obstructing bribe investigation

Frederic Cilins, 51, a French citizen, pleaded guilty Monday in the Southern District of New York to obstructing a federal criminal investigation into whether a mining company paid bribes to win mining rights in the Republic of Guinea.

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Monday
Feb102014

Rabbi bribe scandal hits top Israel anti-graft cop

Lawyers for U.S.-based Rabbi Yoshiyahu Pinto alleged police corruption in IsraelA top police officer in Israel at the center of bribery allegations involving a prominent rabbi quit the police force Sunday.

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Tuesday
Apr162013

Wal-Mart’s Victims Part II: The Discourse of White-Collar Crime

The Siemens enforcement action is a powerful example of what FCPA enforcement is today . . . and what it is not.

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Wednesday
Mar202013

Fugitive Israel director arrested for Siemens bribes

Emblem of the Israeli police (image courtesy of Wikipedia)Israel arrested a former judge and state electric company executive who allegedly took bribes from Siemens in exchange for huge contracts to supply gas turbines.

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Tuesday
Aug072012

SEC Subpoena For Teva

Israel's Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited said last week it was subpoenaed by the SEC because of potential FCPA compliance problems in Latin America.

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Tuesday
Jul102012

Olmert Acquitted Of Taking U.S. Bribes 

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was cleared yesterday by a Jerusalem court of accepting bribes from a Morris Talansky, an American businessman.

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Wednesday
Apr132011

Good Intentions, Bad Results

Does foreign aid cause corruption? It does, mainly by helping corrupt regimes stay in power. And because corrupt regimes are the most unstable, aid also fuels civil unrest.

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Thursday
Apr072011

Comverse Earns Lenient Settlement

New York-based Comverse Technology Inc. today settled Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations with the DOJ and SEC for $2.8 million.

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