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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


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


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


Africa sting case
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • January 19 2012

As reported in the October Corruption Digest, a group of defendants are on trial in federal court in the District of Columbia in the Africa sting case


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
  • Italy
  • February 20 2012

Further to articles contained in the October 2011 and January 2012 editions of Corruption Digest, a Milan appeals court has set a hearing on February 18 to consider a petition by Mr Silvio Berlusconi to challenge the judges in a Milan trial where Mr Berlusconi stands accused of bribing tax lawyer, Mr David Mills


Pakistan cricketers’ appeal rejected
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Pakistan, United Kingdom
  • February 20 2012

Further to the report in the November edition of the Corruption Digest, former Pakistan cricketers Mr Salman Butt and Mr Mohammed Amir’s have had their appeals against their jail sentences dismissed by the Court of Appeal in London


£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
  • South Korea
  • February 20 2012

A former police general commissioner, Mr Kang Hee-rak has had his jail term and fines reduced by a Seoul appellate court who dismissed part of the lower court’s conviction for bribe taking


Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • India
  • February 20 2012

India’s Supreme Court has revoked 122 telecommunications licenses awarded across 32 service areas