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Posts Tagged: Smith and Wesson

Second Thoughts About The Second Sting Trial

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

Letter From Law Enforcement

One of the toughest and most important jobs anywhere is that of a law enforcement officer. So we’re happy that we heard from a member of that community.

He wrote about our post yesterday that discussed the mistrial in D.C.… Continue Reading

No Verdict Yet In Shot-Show Trial

The Wall Street Journal’s Joe Palazzolo reported last night that the jury in the trial of the first four shot-defendants is deadlocked after voting six times in five days, and the judge may declare a mistrial after one more vote by the jury today.… Continue Reading

Jury Mulls Fate of Four Shot Show Defendants

The first shot-show defendants to be tried in federal court in Washington, D.C. are now waiting for the jury to return its verdict. Their trial opened on May 16.

They were charged in a 44-count superceding indictment with conspiracy to violate the FCPA, violating the FCPA, conspiracy to commit money laundering, and aiding and abetting.… Continue Reading

Shot-Show Trial Opens In DC

The first shot-show defendants are in federal court in Washington, D.C., where jury selection started today.

The government divided the original 22 defendants into four groups to make the trials more manageable.… Continue Reading

FCPA Defendants Face The Verdict Of History

Should anyone be surprised by the guilty verdicts handed down Tuesday in the Lindsey case?

Not at all. History, and the odds, are always against FCPA defendants.

Others who’ve learned that in recent years include Gerald Green and his wife Patricia, Frederic Bourke, William Jefferson, David Kay, Douglas Murphy, and David Mead — all convicted by juries in FCPA cases. … Continue Reading