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Corruption digest

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • South Africa
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  • June 22 2012

South African police are investigating accusations that telecommunications giant MTN bribed officials to acquire a operating license in Iran

Qualcomm

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

Qualcomm, the world’s largest maker of mobile phone chips, has disclosed that it is under investigation for possible violations of the FCPA

Corruption digest

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • India
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  • February 20 2012

India’s Supreme Court has revoked 122 telecommunications licenses awarded across 32 service areas

Magyar Telekom and Deutsche Telekom

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 19 2012

Magyar Telekom, a Hungarian telecommunications company, and its parent company, Deutsche Telekom, a German telecommunications company have agree to pay a combined $63.9 million criminal penalty to settle a Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) investigation into activities by Magyar Telekom and its subsidiaries in Macedonia and Montenegro by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ

Terra Telecommunications Corp. executives

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • Haiti
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  • November 18 2011

Joel Esquenazi, the former president of Terra Telecommunications, has received a record-breaking prison term of fifteen yearsthe longest sentence ever handed down in a FCPA prosecution

Corruption digest

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • China
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  • November 18 2011

It has been claimed that former chairman and president of China Mobile’s Chongqing branch, Mr Shen Changfu, accepted bribes totalling 36.2 million yuan (US$5.68 million) from major telecom-equipment makers, including Ericsson and Huawei, in return for equipment procurement contracts

Corruption digest

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • India
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  • November 18 2011

India’s Central Bureau of Investigation have charged former Indian Communications and Information Technology Minister Mr Dayanidhi Maran with criminal conspiracy, corruption and bribery

Investigation into alleged £2 billion UK-Saudi contract may be blocked

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • Saudi Arabia, United Kingdom
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  • October 20 2011

It has been alleged that bribes were accepted by the Saudi royal family from military defence company GPT, a British subsidiary of EADS, in return for securing a £2 billion Saudi Arabian contract to provide communications and cyberwarfare capability

Latin Node Inc. executive

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
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  • September 27 2011

The Justice Department has announced that Jorge Granados, a former chief executive officer of Florida-based telecommunications company Latin Node Inc. (LatiNode) has been sentenced to 46 months in prison for paying bribes to former government officials in Honduras

Corruption digest

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • China
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  • September 27 2011

A former executive of China Mobile, the world’s largest mobile phone operator as measured by the number of subscribers, has been sentenced to death with a two year reprieve for accepting bribes, according to reports