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Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • South Korea
  • January 19 2012

An aide to a brother of President Lee Myung-bak has been arrested for allegedly taking bribes from the chairman of SLS Group, Mr Lee Kuk-chul, in return for business favours


Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Uganda
  • January 19 2012

President Museveni has announced to members of the National Resistance Movement’s Central Executive Committee that he is investigating Justice Minister Kahinda Otafiire following an intelligence briefing that the minister masterminded the leaked oil bribery documents which accused Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi and ministers Mr Sam Kutesa and Mr Hilary Onek of taking bribes to influence the award of oil deals


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


Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Israel
  • January 19 2012

Former Prime Minister, Mr Ehud Olmert, denies accusations that he accepted bribes to promote construction housing projects


Magyar Telekom and Deutsche Telekom
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • January 19 2012

Magyar Telekom, a Hungarian telecommunications company, and its parent company, Deutsche Telekom, a German telecommunications company have agree to pay a combined $63.9 million criminal penalty to settle a Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) investigation into activities by Magyar Telekom and its subsidiaries in Macedonia and Montenegro by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ


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


ABM industries
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • January 19 2012

ABM has disclosed that during October, it began an internal investigation relating to compliance with the FCPA and the company’s policies in connection with services provided by a foreign entity affiliated with a Linc joint venture partner


Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Macau
  • January 19 2012

According to a former manager of a Swire Pacific subsidiary, Mr Frederico Marques Nolasco da Silva, Macau’s former public works chief, Mr Ao Man-Long, requested bribes to renew a contract


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


Citigroup global marks, inc
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • December 22 2011

The Commission appealed the determination by District Court Judge Rakoff to not approve the proposed settlement in this case