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.
Frederic Pierucci, 45, a French citizen and current Alstom executive in charge of sales, was charged in an indictment unsealed Tuesday in the District of Connecticut, where Alstom’s U.S.… Continue Reading
Houston-based Parker Drilling Company resolved Foreign Corrupt Practices Act charges Tuesday for bribes paid to Nigerian officials through an agent to circumvent customs and tax laws.
Parker agreed to pay the DOJ a criminal penalty of $11.76 million.… Continue Reading
The Siemens enforcement action is a powerful example of what FCPA enforcement is today . . . and what it is not.
Siemens paid bribes in China, Russia, Venezuela, Mexico, Israel, Bangladesh, Nigeria, and Vietnam. … Continue Reading
Russia’s leading anti-corruption activist is being put on trial for embezzlement — charges he and his supporters say are phony and intended to punish him for exposing government fraud.… Continue Reading
David Barstow and Alejandra Xanic von Bertrab of the New York Times were awarded the Pulitzer Prize Monday for their investigation of Wal-Mart’s alleged bribery in Mexico and the cover up that followed.… Continue Reading