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Harry Cassin
Publisher and Editor

Andy Spalding
Senior Editor

Jessica Tillipman
Senior Editor

Bill Steinman
Senior Editor

Richard L. Cassin
Editor at Large

Elizabeth K. Spahn
Editor Emeritus

Cody Worthington
Contributing Editor

Julie DiMauro
Contributing Editor

Thomas Fox
Contributing Editor

Marc Alain Bohn
Contributing Editor

Bill Waite
Contributing Editor

Shruti J. Shah
Contributing Editor

Russell A. Stamets
Contributing Editor

Richard Bistrong
Contributing Editor

Eric Carlson
Contributing Editor

China Corruption Blotter (July 12, 2013)

Meng Jiangtao, a former Dean at the Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, was sentenced to ten years for misappropriating $386,396 and embezzling $43,970 when he cleaned out a research fund and forged signatures to make claims from the school.… Continue Reading

Ninth Circuit denies relief in FCPA appeal

Hollywood producers Gerald and Patricia Green lost an appeal of part of their FCPA-related sentence yesterday when a three-judge panel denied their request for relief from a $250,000 restitution order.

A colorful opinion written by Chief Judge Alex Kozinski from the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals said the restitution order against the Greens was proper even though prosecutors could not show identifiable victims who suffered any loss.… Continue Reading

Is corruption behind China firetraps?

In what has been called China’s deadliest industrial accident in five years, at least 120 people were killed and 77 injured in a June fire at a poultry processing plant in Jilin Province.… Continue Reading

Global Contagion Report: Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power Co.

Country: Korea

Company Involved: Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power Co. (KHNP)

Industry: Power

Industry Subsector: Alternative Fuels

Official Involved: Kim Jong-shin, former chief of the state-run KHNP

Summary: Kim Jong-shin, former chief of the state-run Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power Co.,… Continue Reading