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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

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

Four plead guilty in £16 million corruption trial

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

Following a joint investigation by the Serious Fraud Office and the Ministry of Defence Police, Mr James McGeown, Mr William Marks, Mr John Symington and Ms Carol Kealey have admitted their involvement in a case that involved the use of bribes to obtain £16.2 million worth of CCTV contracts in Northern Ireland

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

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

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

New Serious Fraud Office director appointed

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • April 16 2012

Mr David Green CB QC will take over from Mr Richard Alderman as Director of the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) on 23 April

BAE agree to give Tanzania £29.5 million

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • Tanzania, United Kingdom
  • -
  • April 16 2012

The SFO, the Government of Tanzania, BAE Systems and the Department for International Development have signed an agreement to give £29.5 million plus accrued interest to educational projects in Tanzania

£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

Corruption digest

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

Croatia football federation vice-president and former referee, Mr Zelijko Siric and Head of the national refereeing association, Mr Stjepan Djedovic have been arrested under suspicion of taking bribes and rigging matches