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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


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


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


Biomet Inc.
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • April 16 2012

Medical device company Biomet has agreed to pay more than $22 million to settle charges by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) as well as parallel criminal charges by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ


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


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


“SFO confidential” is now live
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 22 2011

The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) is an independent Government department that investigates and prosecutes serious or complex fraud, and corruption


Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Zimbabwe
  • December 22 2011

The House of Assembly is to investigate the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Budget, Finance and Investment Promotion chairman, Mr Paddy Zhanda, after he allegedly sought bribes from the Governor of the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ), Dr Gideon Gono, in return for dropping the committee’s investigations into the central bank’s activities


Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • India
  • December 22 2011

Two farmers frustrated with alleged bribery demands emptied three bags of snakes in a busy tax office


Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Germany
  • December 22 2011

Further to the report in the November edition of the Corruption Digest, Tognum AG executive board member, Mr Peter Kneipp has resigned in the wake of a probe into bribery allegations