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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

Free Angela Aguilar

The Metropolitan Detention Center (MDC) in Los Angeles, California, an administrative facility for male and female inmates.How do you pressure an FCPA fugitive to turn himself in?

One way may be to arrest his wife, charge her with a couple of felonies, and hold her in pretrial detention until something gives.… Continue Reading

Check, Please

Click to enlarge imageWe’ve never written a check for the full price of a new Ferrari F430 Spider. We know: it’s sad.

But Angela Aguilar and her husband allegedly did.… Continue Reading

The Husband-And-Wife Thing

We had a vision this week. It was of two people, joined together as one flesh, standing before a federal judge. Actually, there were six people, three couples in all, to wit:

  • Gerald and Patricia Green, convicted in September 2009 of conspiracy to violate the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and nine counts of violating the FCPA.
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Husband Remains A Fugitive

A Mexican man indicted in September with his wife for alleged bribery and money laundering involving officials at the Mexican state-owned electric utility, Comisión Federal de Electridad (CFE), is still at large, while his wife is being held by American authorities.… Continue Reading

Forfeiture Means Financial Ruin

Even if FCPA defendants win acquittals on nine out of ten counts, but lose just one, the single conviction can support a forfeiture order. While their lawyer is celebrating victory, the defendants can be stripped of everything they own — cash, houses, cars, pension assets, art, jewelry, timeshares, boats, you name it.… Continue Reading

Two Indicted For Mexican Electric Company Bribes

A Los Angeles grand jury yesterday indicted a Mexican husband and wife for their alleged roles in bribery and money laundering involving Mexican government officials at the state-owned electric utilitiy, Comisión Federal de Electridad, or CFE.… Continue Reading