During the second calendar quarter — amid the Covid-19 lockdown — there were two corporate FCPA enforcement actions. For comparison, during the second calendar quarter last year, there were three corporate FCPA enforcement actions, and during Q2 2018, there were five corporate FCPA enforcement actions.… Continue Reading
The DOJ extradited a 65-year-old Dutch woman who was indicted in 2010 for being part of a conspiracy to fix prices in the global air cargo industry.… Continue Reading
The former Colombian National Director of Anti-Corruption pleaded guilty in Miami after a DEA sting operation caught him soliciting a $132,000 bribe to undermine an investigation into a local politician.
According to his plea, Luis Gustavo Moreno Rivera, 36, conspired to launder money in order to promote foreign bribery.… Continue Reading
Colombia’s top anti-corruption prosecutor was extradited to the United States Friday to face charges connected to bribes he allegedly took to subvert investigations in the U.S.… Continue Reading
The DOJ unsealed an indictment Monday against five former employees of Venezuela’s state energy company, charging all of them with money laundering and two with also conspiring to violate the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.… Continue Reading
China’s Ministry of Public Security said 951 fugitives suspected of white-collar crimes were captured from 72 countries last year through Operation Fox Hunt.
Fox Hunt is part of China’s effort to repatriate China citizens wanted for any crimes.… Continue Reading
More than 30 of China’s 100 most wanted corruption suspects who fled overseas have been brought back to the country, the main anti-graft agency said this week.
The 100 most wanted list was made public in 2014.… Continue Reading
China’s official Xinhua News agency marked America’s cooperation on China’s overseas anti-graft efforts as an important milestone achieved during President Xi Jinping’s state visit to Washington in late September.
During President Xi’s trip, the U.S.… Continue Reading
U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch said Monday the investigation into graft at FIFA has expanded and she anticipates “pursuing additional charges against individuals and entities.”
Thailand indicts ex tourism chief and daughter for film festival bribery, likely ending U.S. prosecution
Prosecutors in Thailand indicted the former tourism chief and her daughter for taking bribes from a Hollywood producer and his wife in exchange for contracts to run a film festival.
Juthamas Siriwan, 68, and her daughter Jittisopha, 41, appeared in criminal court in Bangkok Tuesday on charges of taking bribes, corruption, and bid-rigging in connection with public contracts, according to a spokesperson for Thailand’s attorney general.… Continue Reading
In an appearance Thursday on ESPN, FCPA Blog senior editor Jessica Tillipman discussed the extradition process with Switzerland in the FIFA corruption case.
The DOJ unsealed a 47-count indictment early Wednesday in federal court in New York charging 14 defendants with racketeering, wire fraud, and money laundering conspiracies during a 24-year corruption scheme at the heart of international soccer.… Continue Reading
An Austrian court Thursday refused to extradite a pro-Russia Ukrainian energy magnate to the U.S., saying FCPA and related charges against him were politically motivated.… Continue Reading