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Entries in Dominican Republic (6)


Embraer pays $205 million to settle FCPA charges

Brazilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer SA is paying more than $205 million to the DOJ and SEC to resolve violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

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Embraer reserves $200 million for possible FCPA settlement

Image courtesy of EmbraerBrazilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer SA said Friday it booked a $200 million loss contingency in connection with "allegations of non-compliance with the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act."

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Embraer CEO departs amid graft probe

Frederico Curado (Image courtesy of Embraer via YouTube)Brazilian aircraft maker Embraer SA said in an SEC filing Friday that Frederico Curado will step down as chief executive officer after leading the company for nine years.

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Brazil charges eight Embraer employees with overseas bribery

Image courtesy of Embraer SAAuthorities in Brazil filed a criminal action against eight Embraer SA employees for an alleged $3.5 million bribe to an official in the Dominican Republic in return for a $92 million contract for attack planes.

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The business of criminal forfeiture (or what happens to the bling)

Photo courtesy of the U.S. Marshals ServiceFederal criminal prosecutions against individuals, including most FCPA cases, often include asset forfeiture counts. Faced with the prospect of being stripped of everything they own, most defendants forget about going to trial and cop a plea instead.

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Top Indonesia traffic cop pocketed $11 million, prosecutors say

The former chief of Indonesia's traffic police is on trial, accused of corruptly amassing houses, land, cars, and even gas stations.

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