A former executive of China Mobile, the world’s largest mobile phone operator as measured by the number of subscribers, has been sentenced to death with a two year reprieve for accepting bribes, according to reports.
The SFO has formulated a plan that could make companies police their compliance with the Bribery Act using existing tax laws.
The Justice Department has announced that Jorge Granados, a former chief executive officer of Florida-based telecommunications company Latin Node Inc. (LatiNode) has been sentenced to 46 months in prison for paying bribes to former government officials in Honduras.
A legislator has been arrested in relation to his role in an alleged cash-for-vote scam in 2008.
The DOJ has announced that, after a two-week trial in Miami, a federal jury has convicted defendants Joel Esquenazi and Carlos Rodriguez.
After the Bribery Act came into force on 1 July, the first charges under the legislation have been brought.
Christian Boillot, a former sales executive for Note Printing Australia, a currency firm wholly owned by the Reserve Bank of Australia, has been extradited from Germany to face bribery charges.
The former Slovenian prime minister, Janez Jansa, has gone on trial along with four others over alleged bribery in the country’s biggest defence deal.
The Judicial Council has dismissed two magistrates over charges of alleged corruption.
Alfred Nascimento, the Transportation Minister, resigned from office after reports alleging that the ministry accepted bribes in exchange for issuing contracts for infrastructure projects, it has been reported.