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Posts Tagged: Smith and Wesson

DOJ May End Africa Sting Prosecutions

The boss of the DOJ’s criminal division and the U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia asked Judge Richard Leon Tuesday for time to consider ‘whether to continue to go forward’ with the Africa sting case.… Continue Reading

Second Mistrial In Africa Sting Prosecution

Judge Richard Leon declared a mistrial today in the prosecution of the three remaining defendants in the second Africa sting trial.

After deliberating ten days, the jury failed to reach a verdict on any counts against siblings John and Jeana Mushriqui, and Marc Morales.… Continue Reading

Jury Still At Work In Second Africa Sting Trial

At four in the afternoon on Thursday last week, a jury began deliberating the fate of five Africa sting defendants.

R. Patrick Caldwell, John Mushriqui, Jeana Mushriqui, John Godsey, and Marc Morales are on trial for substantive FCPA violations and money laundering.… Continue Reading

Retrial In Africa Sting Case Set for May 2012

Judge Richard J. Leon on Wednesday reset the date for the retrial of the first four Africa sting defendants. 

Andrew Bigelow, Pankesh Patel, John Benson Wier III, and Lee Allen Tolleson will be retried in federal court in Washington, D.C.… Continue Reading

Top Stories Of 2011

Some picks for the year’s hottest FCPA headlines are these:

#1: Drop in corporate enforcement actions. In 2010, 23 companies settled FCPA cases for $1.8 billion; in 2011, just 15 companies settled for $508.6 million.… Continue Reading

Acquittal In Africa Sting Case [Updated]

A defendant in the Africa sting case was acquitted after U.S. District Judge Richard J. Leon (left) on Thursday ruled there was insufficient evidence to sustain a conviction.

The judgment acquitting Stephen G.… Continue Reading