Last week we reported here about the civil suit filed in the U.S. District Court in D.C. by Colorado-based oilman Jack Grynberg, 76, against BP, Statoil and British Gas, along with some of their current or former top executives. The core allegation is that the defendants, without Grynberg’s knowledge and using some of his […]
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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 claims relate […]
[…] 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 been […]
ProPublica is a privately-funded, non-profit, independent newsroom located in Manhattan. It’s led by Paul Steiger, the former managing editor of The Wall Street Journal, and its staff includes some of the best editors and reporters in the business. Its mission is to save investigative journalism, which is going the way of the dodo in commercial […]
[…] 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 […]
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.
Former FIFA vice president Jack Warner said in a TV ad he bought that he’ll reveal corruption in global soccer and the government of his native Trinidad and Tobago.
Albert Jack Stanley (Credit PBS’s Frontline)A federal judge in Houston last week postponed sentencing for Albert “Jack” Stanley until September 23, 2010. The former chairman and CEO of KBR pleaded guilty in September 2008 to a two-count criminal information charging him with conspiracy to violate the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and to commit mail and […]