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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

Tesler Gets 21 Months

The London lawyer who delivered more than $130 million in bribes to Nigerian officials was sentenced today in Houston to 21 months in federal prison.

Jeffrey Tesler, left, pleaded guilty in March last year to an FCPA conspiracy and to violating the FCPA.… Continue Reading

Halliburton Hit With New SEC Subpoena

Houston-based Halliburton said in an SEC filing this week that it received a subpoena from the SEC in connection with an ongoing investigation of possible kickbacks and bribes in Angola.

The investigation started after an anonymous email to the company in December 2010.… Continue Reading

Did Dahdaleh Choose A U.K. Arrest?

Did Alcoa’s former super-agent Victor Dahdaleh, left, engineer his own arrest in London last week  to avoid indictment and prosecution in the United States?

We don’t know the answer. But there are plenty of reasons why the sixty-three old billionaire might have done that.… Continue Reading

DOJ Hits African Kleptocrat

The Justice Department said today it has filed civil forfeiture complaints against the son of the president of Equatorial Guinea to recover $70.8 million in real and personal property located in the United States.… Continue Reading

Second Thoughts About The Second Sting Trial

Another group of defendants went on trial this week in federal court in the District of Columbia in the Africa sting case. 

Patrick Caldwell, John Mushriqui, Jeana Mushriqui, Stephen Giordanella, John Godsey, and Marc Morales each face one count of conspiracy to violate the FCPA.… Continue Reading

Esquenazi and Rodriguez Convicted In Miami

Joel Esquenazi and Carlos Rodriguez were convicted on all counts yesterday for bribing officials at state-owned Telecommunications D’Haiti S.A.M. (Haiti Telco).

The jury reached its verdict after five hours of deliberations following a two-and-a-half-week trial.… Continue Reading

Stanley’s Sentencing Still On Hold [Updated]

[With information added about sentencing dates for Tesler and Chodan.]

Last week, Judge Keith P. Ellison signed Jack Stanley’s latest sentencing delay (the eleventh by our count).

KBR’s former boss will remain free on bond until at least December 15.… Continue Reading

Lindsey Forfeiture On Hold

In the indictment against the Lindsey defendants who were convicted in May of FCPA violations, the government included a forfeiture count.

The government asked for Lindsey Manufacturing, CEO Keith Lindsey, and CFO Steve Lee to forfeit all property “traceable” to their FCPA offenses — or a money judgment of an equivalent amount.… Continue Reading

Hollywood Couple Released From Jail

The only husband and wife to be convicted of FCPA offenses are out of prison.

Former Hollywood movie producer Gerald Green, 79, was released from federal custody on May 26. His wife Paticia, 56, was freed a day later.… Continue Reading