Entries in money laundering (31)
The United States unsealed criminal charges Tuesday against one current and one former executive of French power company Alstom's U.S. unit for an Indonesia bribery scheme.
The DOJ said Monday a French citizen has been arrested and charged with trying to obstruct a federal investigation into whether a mining company paid bribes to win mining rights in the Republic of Guinea.
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.
"I know it when I see it," said Justice Potter Stewart of the U.S. Supreme Court. Though he was talking about obscenity, the same could probably be said of corruption as well.
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.
The news today that former jailed banker Bradley Birkenfeld will be paid $104 million by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service as a whistleblower may be the biggest FCPA enforcement event of the year.
The SEC will decide soon on implementing rules under Dodd Frank whereby natural resource extraction companies (issuers) will have to disclose all payments to foreign governments -- even payments that are entirely legal and above board.
A former official at state-owned Telecommunications D’Haiti S.A.M. was sentenced Friday to a year and a day in prison.
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.