Chinese and U.S. officials will meet in August to discuss further cooperation in tracking down corrupt Chinese fugitives who fled with illicit gains.… Continue Reading
Posts Tagged: Extradition
France has agreed to help China with the Operation Fox Hunt campaign to track down corruption fugitives who have fled to the country, Reuters reported, citing a French Justice Ministry official.… Continue Reading
Thailand’s attorney general and the top anti-corruption agency have jointly agreed to indict former Tourism Authority of Thailand governor Juthamas Siriwan for taking bribes in connection with the Bangkok Film Festival.… Continue Reading
Foreign countries helping China catch corrupt officials who have fled overseas with their illicit gains can share up to 80% of their forfeited assets, said a criminal law expert.
As part of the “Operation Fox Hunt 2014” launched in July, 180 fugitives of economic crimes have been extradited or persuaded to return to China, according to the Public Security Ministry.… Continue Reading
Extradition is the official process where one country transfers a suspected or convicted criminal to another country. The process dates back to at least the 1300s BC, when Ramesses II of Egypt negotiated an extradition treaty with Hattusili III, a Hittite king.… Continue Reading
A former vice president of SNC-Lavalin wanted in Canada on bribery charges has agreed to a deal with Swiss prosecutors that could lead to his extradition.
A Las Vegas-based former Department of Defense contractor was extradited from Iraq to the United States to face fraud and conspiracy charges for trying to bribe U.S. officials to win government contracts for his companies.… Continue Reading
The former chief executive of Lufthansa’s BizJet subsidiary pleaded guilty Thursday to conspiracy to bribe government officials in Mexico and Panama.
Bernd Kowalewski, 57, appeared in federal court in Tulsa, Oklahoma on the FCPA-related charge.… Continue Reading
An Italian citizen was extradited from Germany on a charge of participating in a conspiracy to suppress and eliminate competition by rigging bids, fixing prices, and allocating market share for marine hose sold in the United States and elsewhere, the DOJ said Friday.… Continue Reading
David A. O’Neil was appointed Acting Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal Division on March 21, 2014.
He replaced Mythili Raman. She held the job for only a year. But during her tenure the DOJ charged more than a dozen individuals for FCPA-related violations and secured three of the ten biggest corporate FCPA resolutions ever.… Continue Reading
The former president of Guatemala pleaded guilty in federal court in New York Tuesday to taking $2.5 million in bribes from Taiwan in exchange for continuing to recognize the country diplomatically.… Continue Reading