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RubinChambers, Dunhill Insurance Services (aka CDR Financial Products)

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

At the end of last month, the DOJ announced that CDR, a financial products and services firm based in Beverly Hills, California, and its founder and owner, David Rubin, pleaded guilty in the Southern District of New York to participating in multimillion-dollar bid-rigging and fraud conspiracies related to contracts for the investment of municipal bond proceeds and other related municipal finance contracts

Corruption digest

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • Czech Republic
  • -
  • November 18 2011

The Czech anti-corruption police squad are investigating claims that Christian Democratic Union Finance Minister and Tradition Responsibility Prosperity 09 (TOP 09) political party deputy chairman, Mr Miroslav Kalousek, accepted millions of crowns in bribes from the head of the Penta Investment group, Mr Marek Dospiva, in return for sanctioning internet betting

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

Bridgestone Corporation

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 20 2011

Bridgestone Corporation is reported to have agreed to plead guilty and to pay a $28 million criminal fine for its role in conspiracies to rig bids and to make corrupt payments to foreign government officials in Latin America in connection with the sale of marine hose and related products sold worldwide

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

Corruption digest

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • Macau
  • -
  • 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

Corruption digest

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

Two Development Ministry officials allegedly sought a 120,000 euro bribe from two businessmen set to make a 4.7 million euro investment in the Peloponnese

Ousama Naaman

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

Ousama Naaman, a former agent for specialty chemical manufacturer Innospec Inc., has received a 30-month sentence and a $250,000 fine for paying bribes to Iraqi government officials to win contracts under the former United Nations Oil for Food Program

Corruption digest

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • Croatia
  • -
  • October 20 2011

Former Croatian Prime Minister Mr Sanader appeared in court on 30 September 2011 to hear a confirmation of his indictment, a necessary step for the judges to formally start his trial on corruption charges

Corruption digest

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • North Korea, Pakistan
  • -
  • January 19 2012

Former Director General of Inter-Services Intelligence, General Ziauddin Khawaja, has accused North Korea of trying to bribe him with five million dollars in 1995 over the “missile programme”