A Macau-based real estate developer who bribed UN officials in exchange for support for a conference center was sentenced Friday to 48 months in prison.
Ng Lap Seng, also known as David Ng, was fined $1 million and ordered to pay more than $300,000 in restitution to the United Nations.… Continue Reading
A federal jury in Manhattan Thursday found Macau billionaire Ng Lap Seng guilty of bribing two United Nations officials in exchange for help promoting development of a conference center.
Ng, 69, was convicted following a four-week trial.… Continue Reading
The DOJ filed a superseding indictment in federal court in Manhattan Tuesday against a Macau developer accused of bribing the former president of the United Nations General Assembly.
Ng Lap Seng now faces FCPA charges for paying at least $500,000 in bribes to John Ashe.… Continue Reading
There were expressions of surprise and shock at the UN last week over the arrest of former General Assembly President John Ashe on bribery and corruption charges. UN officials consistently said they had no idea of the scheme and that investigating it wasn’t their responsibility.… Continue Reading
When a TV news anchor asked me the difference between the alleged bribery scheme involving former U.N. General Assembly President John Ashe and my own, where I was charged with conspiring to bribe a UN official from 2001 until 2006, I said that from an investigatory perspective, they were opposites.… Continue Reading