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Search Results for: label/Alcoa

Questions And More Questions About Alba v. Alcoa

What’s the story behind this case? To be honest, we’ve got lots of questions and so few answers. This we know: Aluminum Bahrain BSC (“Alba”) sued Alcoa Inc., its long-time raw materials supplier, for corruption and fraud in a Pittsburgh federal court. Alba — majority owned by the government of Bahrain — alleged that it […]

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At Alcoa, Who Knew What?

If, as Alba alleges, Alcoa overcharged it for supply contracts by $2 billion, and some or all of the money went into offshore accounts controlled by Alcoa’s agent and was used to bribe Alba’s personnel and other Bahraini government officials, then the focus of the U.S. government’s criminal investigation will be on whether anyone from […]

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Alcoa Agent Arrested In U.K.

The Serious Fraud Office on Monday said Victor Dahdaleh, Alcoa’s former agent for sales to Bahrain, was arrested and charged with corruption.

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Alcoa, Alba settle bribes suit

Alcoa said Tuesday it has reached a settlement with Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (‘Alba’) to end a civil lawsuit that accused Alcoa of bribing Alba officials and overcharging for the supply of raw materials.

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Alcoa settles FCPA charge, pays $384 million to DOJ, SEC

A unit of Alcoa agreed to plead guilty Thursday in the Western District of Pennsylvania to one count of violating the anti-bribery provisions of the FCPA with a 2004 corrupt transaction. Alcoa World Alumina LLC, a majority-owned subsidiary, will pay a criminal fine of $209 million and forfeit $14 million to settle the DOJ’s charges. Alcoa Inc., the corporate parent, also agreed to resolve civil charges brought by the Securities and Exchange Commission by disgorging $161 million.

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Feds Investigating Alcoa For FCPA Violations

The U.S. Justice Department has opened a criminal investigation into allegations that Alcoa Inc. violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and other laws by bribing officials in Bahrain. The federal investigation was triggered when Aluminum Bahrain BSC (“Alba”) filed a civil lawsuit three weeks ago in federal court in Pittsburgh accusing Alcoa of a 15-year […]

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Alba’s Suit Against Alcoa Reopened

The Wall Street Journal’s Joe Palazzolo reported Friday that Aluminum Bahrain BSC’s civil suit against Alcoa has been reopened, and that Alcoa will ask that it be dismissed.

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Feds Seek Sojitz Stay

The Justice Department has intervened for the second time in civil suits brought by Aluminium Bahrain BSC — known as Alba — against its raw material suppliers and brokers. Last week, the DOJ asked for a stay in Alba’s suit against Japanese trading company Sojitz Corp. and its U.S. subsidiary. More than two years ago, […]

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