The former Thailand official who took bribes from a Hollywood producer and his wife was sentenced to 50 years in prison Wednesday by a court in Bangkok.
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Thailand indicts ex tourism chief and daughter for film festival bribery, likely ending U.S. prosecution
Prosecutors in Thailand indicted the former tourism chief and her daughter for taking bribes from a Hollywood producer and his wife in exchange for contracts to run a film festival.
The A-List film producer who spent six months in prison for violating the FCPA by paying bribes in Thailand has died.
Thailand's attorney general and the top anti-corruption agency have jointly agreed to indict former Tourism Authority of Thailand governor Juthamas Siriwan for taking bribes in connection with the Bangkok Film Festival.
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.
The Thai official accused by the DOJ of laundering bribe money she took from two Hollywood movie producers wants the charges dropped because Thailand has postponed her extradition and will put her on trial.