Here’s a note from contributing editor Marc Alain Bohn about our post yesterday, discussing the DOJ’s recommendation that three CCI executives be sentenced to probation and not jail time.
In Marc Alain Bohn’s FCPA Docket yesterday, there was important news about three individuals facing sentencing in the Control Components Inc. case.
On February 1, prosecutors asked the court to sentence Mario Covino, Richard Morlok, and Flavio Ricotti to probation and no jail time.… Continue Reading
David Edmonds, the former vice president of worldwide customer service at California-based Control Components Inc. (CCI), pleaded guilty Friday to violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
He’s the seventh former CCI executive to plead guilty to FCPA charges.… Continue Reading
Stuart Carson, 73, the former president of CCI, and Hong “Rose” Carson, 48, the director of sales for China and Taiwan, were charged in separate one-count criminal informations with making a corrupt payment to a foreign official.… Continue Reading
There were two mega settlements during the quarter. Both JGC and Johnson & Johnson made our top-ten list. And there were three other corporate resolutions under $10 million.
The Lindsey defendants — the company and two officers — were convicted during the quarter.… Continue Reading
An Italian citizen extradited from Germany in July last year to face FCPA charges was released from jail two weeks after his arraignment in California. But he can’t leave home.
Flavio Ricotti was granted pre-trial bail of $500,000 and placed under “home incarceration.”… Continue Reading
On August 17, 2007, the government alleges, Hong “Rose” Carson learned that her employer, California-based Control Components Inc., had hired lawyers to conduct an internal investigation into corrupt payments overseas. Just prior to her interview, prosecutors say, she tore up documents relevant to the internal investigation and flushed them down a toilet in CCI’s ladies room.… Continue Reading
In the biggest multi-party indictment of individuals yet under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, six more former executives of Control Components Inc., an Orange County, Calif.-based valve company, were charged yesterday with a decade-long conspiracy to win contracts by bribing officials at foreign state-owned companies.… Continue Reading