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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

Corruption digest

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • Australia
  • -
  • 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

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

UK journalists arrested for alleged bribes to police

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • February 20 2012

Four current and former journalists from The Sun have been arrested for allegedly paying police for information

Corruption digest

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • 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

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

John O’Shea

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

John O’Shea, a former general manager of Texas-based ABB Inc. accused of FCPA violations and a cover up of payments made to officials of Mexico’s Comisión Federal de Electricidad (CFE) through a Mexican sales agent, Esimex, was acquitted of charges that he bribed officials of the Mexican state-owned electric utility in connection with trying to get a contract to build a “smart grid” in Mexico

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

Africa sting case

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

A new group of defendants are on trial in federal court in the District of Columbia in the Africa sting case

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