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

The head of a territorial capital construction financing department of the Russian Ministry of Defence, Mr Sergey Busov, has been detained for allegedly extorting a bribe of R1.7m (approximately $53,400


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


Terra Telecommunications Corp. executives
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Haiti
  • 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
  • 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


Watts Water Technologies, Inc
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • China, USA
  • October 20 2011

Adm. Proc. File No. 3-14585 (Oct 13, 2011) is an action against the company and Lessen Chang


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


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
  • India, USA
  • February 20 2012

A Canadian media report has alleged that in 2007, minister for heavy industry, Mr Praful Patel, accepted $250,000 from an Indian-born Canadian citizen, Mr Nazir Karigar, during his tenure as civil aviation minister, to try and secure a $100 million contract for a facial-recognition system for Air India


Africa sting cases
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • February 20 2012

The Department of Justice informed the Court that it is evaluating the future of these cases which stem from the largest FCPA sting operation in history


Tabloid journalist approved bribe for prison guard
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 20 2012

A former features editor of the News of the World, Mr Matt Nixson allegedly approved a bribe for a prison guard to gather information on the convicted child killer, Ian Huntley