Vitol Inc., the U.S. affiliate of Geneva-based Vitol group, entered into a deferred prosecution agreement with the Department of Justice Thursday to settle two charges that it conspired to violate the anti-bribery provisions of the FCPA by bribing officials in Brazil, Ecuador, and Mexico.… Continue Reading
A federal grand jury in Brooklyn indicted an oil trader Tuesday for bribing officials in Ecuador.… Continue Reading
An asphalt company based in Boca Raton, Florida pleaded guilty Tuesday to conspiracy to violate the anti-bribery provisions of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act for a scheme to bribe officials in three South American countries.… Continue Reading
Two Ecuador citizens living in Florida were indicted for an FCPA conspiracy and money laundering in an expanding prosecution involving bribery at Ecuador’s state oil company.
A U.S.-based financial advisor pleaded guilty Tuesday for helping launder money used to bribe officials at Ecuador’s state energy company.
Jose Larrea, 40, a U.S. citizen living in Miami, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit money laundering. … Continue Reading