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Entries in Tyson Foods (7)


Do Top-Level Execs Get A Pass From DOJ?

In today's White Collar Crime Prof Blog, former federal prosecutor Solomon Wisenberg has a post called DOJ's Fraud Protection Racket.

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Fox's Top Ten For 2011, Corporate Division

As December is a time for reflection on the past twelve months, I have been considering the FCPA Enforcement Action year.

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Second Thoughts About The Second Sting Trial

Another group of defendants went on trial this week in federal court in the Africa sting case.

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Stewart On Tyson: Who's Accountable?

In February, Tyson Foods settled FCPA offenses with the DOJ and the SEC for $5.2 million. The offenses related to illegal payments by company representatives to government-employed inspection veterinarians in Mexico, and a cover-up of the payments.

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Enforcement Report For Q1 '11

During the first quarter of 2011, two earlier FCPA-related indictments were disclosed. And there were four corporate actions, four guilty pleas, including two shot-show defendants and the former KBR middleman Jeffrey Tesler, who was hit with the biggest forfeiture order in FCPA history, and two sentencings of individuals to prison.

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Playing Chicken With The Rule Of Law

The enforcement action against Tyson Foods announced yesterday by the DOJ and SEC contains some important lessons.

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Tyson Foods Pays $5.2 Million To Resolve Mexico Bribes Charges

Tyson Foods Inc. will pay a $4 million criminal penalty and $1.2 million in disgorgement and pre-judgment interest to resolve an investigation into improper payments by company representatives to government-employed inspection veterinarians in Mexico.

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