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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


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


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
  • Nigeria
  • April 16 2012

The Chairman of the House Committee on Capital Markets (House Committee), Mr Herman Hembe, and the Director General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”), Ms Arumah Oteh, have been embroiled in controversy following mutual allegations of corruption


Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Taiwan
  • 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


Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • India
  • April 16 2012

Senior police official, Mr Pramod Kumar, allegedly accepted Rs. 2.85 crore from Paazee Forex Trading Private Limited in return for protecting the company directors who stood accused of cheating thousands of depositors out of several hundred crores of rupees


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


Allianz SE
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Germany, Indonesia, USA
  • October 20 2011

Allianz SE, Europe’s largest insurer, is reportedly close to reaching a settlement with the Securities and Exchange Commission over allegations that it paid bribes in Indonesia in order to win insurance business


Former CEO of Alba charged with corruption and money laundering
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 19 2012

Further to the article contained in the November 2011 edition of the Corruption Digest, former CEO of Alba, Mr Bruce Allan Hall, has been extradited from Australia and charged with corruption offences in relation to contracts for the supply of goods and services to a Bahraini company between 1998 and 2006


Fourth person charged in Innospec corruption inquiry
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • 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