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Posts Tagged: Honduras

No Prison For LatiNode Exec

Samuel Rubenfeld at the Wall Street Journal reported the sentencing today of Juan Pablo Vasquez, a former executive at Latin Node Inc.

He received three years probation and a $7,500 fine after pleading guilty in January last year to conspiring to violate the FCPA.… Continue Reading

LatiNode Exec Jailed

Manuel Caceres, the former vice president for business development of telecommunications firm Latin Node Inc. (LatiNode), was sentenced on Thursday to twenty-three months in prison.

Caceres, 66, pleaded guitly in May last year to one count of conspiracy to violate the FCPA and could have been jailed for up to five years.… Continue Reading

Enforcement Report For Q-3 ’11

During the calendar quarter just ended, there were three corporate enforcement actions and two individual convictions. A defendant received one of the FCPA’s longest jail sentences, the DOJ released three new FCPA-related indictments, and prosecutors dropped the appeal of a short FCPA prison term.… Continue Reading

LatiNode CEO Jailed For Bribery

Jorge Granados, who once headed Florida-based telecommunications company Latin Node Inc. (LatiNode),  was sentenced Wednesday in federal court in Miami to 46 months in prison for bribing government officials in Honduras.… Continue Reading

More Guilty Pleas In Honduras Bribe Case

The DOJ said today that Jorge Granados, the former CEO of Miami-based Latin Node Inc. (LatiNode), pleaded guilty to conspiring to pay bribes to government officials in Honduras.

Four former senior executives of LatiNode have now pleaded guilty in the case.… Continue Reading

Alcatel-Lucent Settles Bribery Case

In one of the biggest Foreign Corrupt Practices Act settlements of all time, Paris-based Alcatel-Lucent S.A. will pay $137 million for bribing officials in Costa Rica, Honduras, Malaysia, and Taiwan.

The company and three subsidiaries will pay $92 million to resolve criminal charges with the DOJ and $45 million in disgorgement to the SEC.… Continue Reading

Former Latin Node Execs Charged

The DOJ announced the arrest today of two former executives of Miami-based telecommunications company Latin Node Inc. (LatiNode). They’re charged with paying more than $500,000 in bribes to government officials in Honduras.… Continue Reading

In Step With The DOJ

What does it mean to “cooperate with the government” after discovering serious Foreign Corrupt Practices Act compliance problems? There’s a description of organizational cooperation in a recent sentencing memo the Justice Department filed in US v.Continue Reading

Latin Node Inc. Pleads Guilty

A former privately held company that had serious undisclosed Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations when it was acquired by a U.S. public company has pleaded guilty and agreed to pay a fine of $2 million over the next three years.… Continue Reading