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Global Contagion Report: Atlas International Trading Co.

Country: United States

Company Involved: Atlas International Trading Co.

Industry: Industrials

Industry Subsector: Defense

Official Involved: José Mendez, procurement program manager for U.S. Air Force Foreign Materials Acquisition Support Office

Enforcement Action: Charge

Summary: Sylvester and Maria Zugrav, husband-and-wife owners of Atlas International Trading Co., pleaded guilty to passing bribes to José Mendez and offering him more than $1 million in additional payments in return for ensuring Atlas received contracts and bidding advantages. Mendez also pleaded guilty to his role in the scheme and gave authorities $180,000 he received from the Zugravs.

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