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Over on the White Collar Crime Prof Blog, Solomon L. Wisenberg posted links to FCPA-related jury instructions from some recent prosecutions.
There are complete or partial instructions for Frederic Bourke, Gerald and Patricia Green, Lindsey Manufacturing, and Pankesh Patel of the Africa sting case. … Continue Reading
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
Armor Holdings Inc., a military and law enforcement equipment company formerly listed on the NYSE and now owned by BAE Systems, will pay $16 million to resolve FCPA violations arising from bribes to secure U.N.… Continue Reading
The judge in the shot-show case today declared a mistrial.
The first four defendants of the original 22 who were charged in the case were Pankesh Patel, Andrew Bigelow, John Benson Weir, and Lee Allen Tolleson.… Continue Reading
James B. Stewart, left, arguably America’s finest business writer, has looked at the Tyson FCPA case for the New York Times. And he’s asked some tough questions about enforcement.
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.
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