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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

£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

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

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

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

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

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

Corruption digest

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • South Korea
  • -
  • February 20 2012

A former police general commissioner, Mr Kang Hee-rak has had his jail term and fines reduced by a Seoul appellate court who dismissed part of the lower court’s conviction for bribe taking

Corruption digest

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

Secretary to the Youth and Sports Minister, Mr Wafid Muharam, allegedly accepted three cheques worth Rp. 3.2 billion (US$325,000) in return for rigging bids for the athletes’ village construction project for the SEA Games in Palembang, South Sumatra

Corruption digest

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • Italy
  • -
  • July 27 2011

A Milan appeals court has ordered prime minister Silvio Berlusconi’s holding company Fininvest to pay 560 million in damages to the rival media group Compagnie Industriali Riunite (“CIR”) in relation to a bribery case