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Entries in Libya (35)

Monday
Dec122016

Och-Ziff middleman pleads guilty to Africa bribes

The son of a former Prime Minister of Gabon pleaded guilty in federal court Friday to conspiring to violate the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act by bribing government officials in Africa.

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Thursday
Sep292016

Och-Ziff settles with SEC, DOJ for $412 million

Och-Ziff Capital Management Group resolved one of the biggest FCPA enforcement actions ever Thursday, agreeing to pay the DOJ and SEC $412 million for criminal and civil violations.

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Thursday
Aug042016

Och-Ziff lifts FCPA reserve to more than $400 million

Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC said Tuesday it has doubled its reserve for an FCPA settlement to more than $400 million.

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Wednesday
May042016

Och-Ziff reserves $200 million for FCPA settlement, says bigger penalties ‘probable’

Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC said Tuesday it has reserved $200 million for a settlement of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act offenses arising from alleged bribes in Libya.

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Monday
Apr112016

Facebook: Perfect for selfies, likes...arms trafficking and bribery?

Frictionless mobile payments may not be as good as cash for paying bribes and buying contraband, but they're the next best thing.

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Monday
Apr112016

Another bloody year for journalists

At least 109 journalists were killed in 2015, the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) said.

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Monday
Jan252016

John Kerry in Davos: Corruption fuels extremism and unrest

At the World Economic Forum in Davos Thursday, Secretary of State John Kerry highlighted the links between corruption and unrest in countries including Libya, Yemen, Burundi, and Iraq.

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Wednesday
Nov042015

Deutsche Bank pays $258 million, fires six for U.S. sanctions offenses

Federal and New York authorities said Wednesday that Deutsche Bank will pay $258 million and fire six senior employees to resolve investigations into thousands of illegal transactions with customers in Iran, Libya, Syria, Myanmar, and Sudan.

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Wednesday
Jul082015

Norway jails four ex Yara execs for India, Libya bribes

A court in Norway Tuesday sentenced four former senior executives of Norwegian fertilizer maker Yara International to prison, including the ex-CEO and former top lawyer.

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Thursday
Feb192015

Canada charges SNC-Lavalin for Libya bribes

Robert Card, the President & CEO of SNC-LavalinCanadian engineering and construction giant SNC-Lavalin said Thursday the company and two subsidiaries have been charged with criminal corruption and fraud.

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Monday
Dec152014

‘Victim’ SNC-Lavalin collects $13 million in recovered funds

Canada's biggest engineering and construction firm is recovering more than $13 million, claiming it was a victim of alleged bribes paid to the son of former Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi.

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Monday
Sep292014

WSJ: Money laundering probe could hold up Commerzbank sanctions settlement

Image courtesy of CommerzbankThe U.S. Attorney in Manhattan is investigating Germany's  Commerzbank AG for alleged violations of money-laundering laws, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday.

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