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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

Angela Aguilar

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • 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

Corruption digest

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • Macau
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  • January 19 2012

According to a former manager of a Swire Pacific subsidiary, Mr Frederico Marques Nolasco da Silva, Macau’s former public works chief, Mr Ao Man-Long, requested bribes to renew a contract

Rail executive and wife commit suicide after being caught taking bribes

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • 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

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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  • 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
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  • China
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  • 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

Aluminium bribes

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • USA
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  • November 18 2011

The UK Serious Fraud Office has charged a BritishCanadian billionaire, Mr Victor Dahdaleh, for allegedly bribing officials at Bahrain-based aluminium smelting company, Alba

Corruption digest

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • Nepal
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  • 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

£70 million contracts corruption case

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • 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