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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

Terra Telecommunications Corp. executives

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • Haiti
  • -
  • 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

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

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
  • -
  • Hong Kong
  • -
  • February 20 2012

Hong Kong Sapling Football Club player, Mr Iu Wai, allegedly tried to bribe his teammates to fix a showpiece international friendly match

Corruption digest

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • India
  • -
  • 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
  • -
  • South Korea
  • -
  • November 18 2011

Diesel-engine maker, Tognum AG, is reportedly being investigated by public prosecutors following bribery allegations relating to multi million Euro payments in South Korea for defence-related goods

Further arrests in tabloid bribery investigation

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

Further to articles contained in the November 2011, January 2012 and February 2012 editions of the Corruption Digest, five more employees of The Sun newspaper have been arrested for alleged bribes to police and other officials