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Terra Telecommunications Corp. executives

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • 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

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
  • -
  • Australia
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  • December 22 2011

Former Labour minister, Mr Ian Macdonald, will face an Independent Commission Against Corruption hearing over allegations that he accepted $10,000 in cash as well as services and hotel accommodation from developer, Mr Ron Medich, in July 2009

Corruption digest

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

Officiating Chief Executive Officer of Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA), Mr Rameshwor Yadav, allegedly demanded between Rs 1 million and Rs 3 million each from 77 officials in return for transferring them to lucrative distribution and consumer branches under NEA

Corruption digest

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

Two former directors of a Swire Pacific waste services subsidiary, Mr Lionel John Kriegar and James Tam Ping-cheong, allegedly conspired to bribe Macau’s corrupt former secretary for transport and public works, Mr Ao Man-long, with 29 million patacas (HK$27.6 million) in return for three government contracts worth 1.1 billion patacas

Corruption digest

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

The Pujab Deputy Chief Minister and ruling Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president, Mr Sukhbir Singh Badal, has been accused of demanding a Rs. 1 crore ($200,000) bribe from a Punjab Indian Administrative Service officer, Mr V.K. Janjua, at a time when the party is seeking to return to power

Corruption digest

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

The tourism department chief of the Hualien County Government, Ms Chen You-jen, allegedly accepted NT$1 million in bribes from contractors over the last two years