On March 29, five defendants are supposed go on trial in LA for FCPA violations and money-laundering offenses.
They include a Mexican sales agent, Enrique Aguilar Noriega, who hasn’t appeared in court, his wife, Angela Gomez Aguilar, who’s being held without bail, Lindsey Manufacturing Company, its CEO, Dr.… Continue Reading
Every FCPA conviction of an individual is a personal tragedy, resulting in losses of freedom, jobs, and reputations, and there’s often financial ruin and damage to families.
A reader, responding to our post Playing Chicken With The Rule Of Law, put it this way:
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Second chances do not exist for people convicted of FCPA violations.
In a settlement announced today with the DOJ and the SEC, Tyson Foods Inc. will pay a $4 million criminal penalty and $1.2 million in disgorgement and pre-judgment interest to resolve charges related to illegal payments by company representatives to government-employed inspection veterinarians in Mexico and a cover-up of the payments.… Continue Reading
A defendant in the Haiti telco case scheduled to be tried on February 28 is asking for a delay until July.
Joel Esquenazi told Judge Jose E. Martinez in federal court in Miami this week that the lawyer representing him and co-defendant Carlos Rodriguez has another trial in Houston that may conflict with his court dates.… Continue Reading