The woman who headed a red light camera operator was sentenced Wednesday to 14 months in prison for bribing elected officials in Columbus and Cincinnati, Ohio.
Webster defines integrity as “firm adherence to a code of especially moral or artistic values: incorruptibility.” That’s not bad. But it’s a bit bloodless.
How about defining integrity as Adam LaRoche.… Continue Reading
The media’s coverage of trust is gaining momentum — but the headlines are still fuzzy. It’s not hard to find examples that talk about trust as an adjective, verb, and noun, but that all fail to frame or define for readers what the word “trust” really means.… Continue Reading
Rahm Emanuel, besieged by angry crowds clamoring for his resignation or recall, now admits, “We have a trust problem.” Well, Duh.
We think both Chicago and its mayor have some strong and graphic lessons in trust to share with CEOs, boards, C-suites, CCOs, government officials, and even some of the political candidates for our nation’s highest office.… Continue Reading
A former chief executive officer of Redflex Traffic Systems pleaded guilty Friday to being part of an eight-year bribery and fraud scheme.
Karen L. Finley, 55, of Cave Creek, Arizona, pleaded guilty to a one-count information charging her with conspiracy to commit federal programs bribery and honest services wire and mail fraud.… Continue Reading
For the first time in 15 years, this year an ousted Illinois governor left office without handcuffs. Alas the state — and more specifically, Chicago — found a new way to remain on the corruption-related newsfeed.… Continue Reading
Civil asset recovery actions against kleptocrats stashing their loot in luxury real estate abroad has become a hot new topic in the global anti-corruption movements with the publication of Public Wrongs, Private Actions.… Continue Reading
Dear FCPA Blog,
Thanks for the recent post about the arrests in Bulgaria of seven customs officials for taking bribes at a border crossing with Turkey. Fighting graft is a never-ending struggle, and everyone who stays on the alert deserves admiration.… Continue Reading
Job Title: Chief Compliance Officer – U.S.
Employer: Aon Corporation
Location: Chicago, Illinois USA
To oversee the company’s U..S compliance program, which operates to prevent, detect and investigate misconduct that could cause criminal, reputational or regulatory harm to Aon, ensuring it is properly resourced based on geography and risk.… Continue Reading
A former CEO of red-light camera operator Redflex Traffic Systems was indicted Wednesday on charges she and a top Chicago official conspired to rig the traffic camera business for a decade.… Continue Reading
Professor Elizabeth Spahn spoke for victims of bribery before most of us had discovered the topic. She has defended compliance as pro-business and condemned bribes for destroying capitalism. More eloquently than anyone else, she has stood for the idea — once derided and now embraced — that compliance and enforcement can change the world and help people live better lives.… Continue Reading