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£70 million contracts corruption case

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • February 20 2012

Four men have been found guilty of allegedly conspiring to corruptly obtain payments in return for supplying confidential information about a number of high value oil and gas engineering projects

RubinChambers, Dunhill Insurance Services (aka CDR Financial Products)

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 19 2012

At the end of last month, the DOJ announced that CDR, a financial products and services firm based in Beverly Hills, California, and its founder and owner, David Rubin, pleaded guilty in the Southern District of New York to participating in multimillion-dollar bid-rigging and fraud conspiracies related to contracts for the investment of municipal bond proceeds and other related municipal finance contracts

Angela Aguilar

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 22 2011

In a related matter, the government has agreed to vacate the conviction of Angela Aguilar pending its appeal of Judge Matz’s dismissal of the indictments against Ms. Aguilar’s co-defendants, Lindsay Manufacturing, Keith Lindsey and Steve Lee

Rail executive and wife commit suicide after being caught taking bribes

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • January 19 2012

Following the conclusion of criminal proceedings and the recent lifting of reporting restrictions, it is reported that a railway executive, Mr Anthony Burgess, and his wife, Mrs Marian Burgess, killed themselves at their home in January 2009, after Mr Burgess allegedly took bribes from two contractors

The Africa sting cases

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 16 2012

As previously reported, last month, upon the government’s request, U.S. District Court Judge Richard Leon dismissed 19 indictments in the so-called Africa Sting cases

Two more charged in Innospec probe

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • December 22 2011

Former chief executive of Associated Octel Corp. (subsequently renamed Innospec Ltd), Mr Dennis Kerrison, and his successor, Mr Paul Jennings, were charged at a London court with two counts of conspiracy to corrupt

John O’Shea

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 20 2012

John O’Shea, a former general manager of Texas-based ABB Inc. accused of FCPA violations and a cover up of payments made to officials of Mexico’s Comisión Federal de Electricidad (CFE) through a Mexican sales agent, Esimex, was acquitted of charges that he bribed officials of the Mexican state-owned electric utility in connection with trying to get a contract to build a “smart grid” in Mexico

Ousama Naaman

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 20 2012

Ousama Naaman, a former agent for specialty chemical manufacturer Innospec Inc., has received a 30-month sentence and a $250,000 fine for paying bribes to Iraqi government officials to win contracts under the former United Nations Oil for Food Program

Corruption digest

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • Cuba
  • -
  • June 24 2011

A Cuban court has convicted 15 government officials and businessmen of corruption and bribery involving the state-owned airline and tourism agency, receiving sentences ranging from three to ten years

Corruption digest

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • Hong Kong
  • -
  • March 19 2012

Further to the January edition of the Corruption Digest, two former directors of a Swire Pacific subsidiary, Mr Lionel Krieger and Mr James Tam Ping-cheong have been imprisoned for three years and three months for conspiring to bribe former secretary for transport and public works, Me Ao Man-Long