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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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  • 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

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
  • -
  • 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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  • Hong Kong, USA
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  • April 16 2012

Mr Thomas Kwok and Mr Raymond Kwok, who run one of Asia’s biggest property companies, have been arrested on bribery charges

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

Corruption digest

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • South Korea
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  • March 19 2012

Former aide to South Korean President Lee Myung-bak, Mr Kim Hae-soo has been sentenced to 18 months' imprisonment with a two-year suspension for taking bribes and illegal political funds

Corruption digest

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • Czech Republic
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  • 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

Corruption digest

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

The tourism department chief of the Hualien County Government, Ms Chen You-jen, allegedly accepted NT$1 million in bribes from contractors over the last two years

Fourth person charged in Innospec corruption inquiry

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

Further to articles contained in the November 2011, December 2011 and February 2012 editions of the Corruption Digest, former Regional Sales Director for the Asia-Pacific region for Innospec, Mr Miltos Papachristos, has been charged with corruption in relation to contracts in Indonesia