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 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
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
The government on Tuesday ended efforts to put a Hollywood producer and his wife back in prison.
Gerald Green, 79, and his wife Patricia, 56, were released from federal custody in May after serving six-month jail terms for FCPA and money-laundering violations.… Continue Reading
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
[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
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