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Search Results for: label/Jack Grynberg

Grynberg v. BP et al

[…] that the defendants, without Grynberg’s knowledge and using some of his money, bribed officials in Kazakhstan in order to win oil rights for joint ventures in which Grynberg had an interest.
A friend sent us a copy of Grynberg’s complaint. It alleges facts which, if true, would violate the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Because there […]

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Jack Grynberg Battles On

Jack Grynberg: “I have been pursuing fraud in the energy industry for the past 15 years.”Colorado-based independent oilman Jack Grynberg filed a 311-page complaint in December with the European Commission. He’s asking for an investigation into alleged bribery and tax evasion in Kazakhstan by several oil companies he once partnered with. His […]

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Bribery Allegations Are Aimed At BP

[…] in a civil lawsuit involving allegations of bribery of government officials in Kazakhstan.
The suit was filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia by Grynberg Production Corporation, a Denver-based oil company owned and run by chairman Jack Grynberg. According to one report, “The 27-page lawsuit, a copy of which has […]

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Readers’ Choice

[…] shall comply in all respects with the requirements of the United States Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
Faces darken. The mood in the room goes sour. . . .
3. Grynberg v. BP et al, April 15, 2008
Last week we reported here about the civil suit filed in the U.S. District Court in D.C. by Colorado-based oilman […]

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‘Penniless’ Seattle lawyer knew what mattered in life

Jack MacDonald (Photo courtesy of the Seattle Children’s Hospital)Jack MacDonald, who died in September at 98, graduated from the University of Washington law school in 1940 and worked for more than thirty years as a lawyer for the Department of Veterans Affairs. Although his parents had left him some money from their Seattle business, the MacDonald Meat Co., he rode public buses, wore sweaters with holes in them, and in later years lived in a modest retirement home. Most people assumed MacDonald was nearly penniless. But they were wrong.

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Shock And Awe In U.S. Federal Court

[…] Bahrain-owned Alba sued Alcoa and its agent in Pittsburgh for allegedly inflating prices and using the money to bribe Bahraini officials. Then in April, Denver-based oilman Jack Grynberg and his company brought a suit in the District Of Columbia against their former consortium partners BP and Statoil, and their top executives, for allegedly using […]

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