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PEPs – Follow the money

Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs) launder money primarily for one crime: corruption. Corruption only happens when there is an economic gain to be had – like in mining, energy industries, transportation, etc. Like in this case: Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office Southern District of New York FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, […]

Home Cookin’: A Novel Bribery, NJ-Style

This almost seems like crime pays… Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office District of New Jersey FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, March 6, 2017 Former New Jersey Attorney General And Chairman Of Port Authority Board Of Commissioners Sentenced To One Year Of Home Confinement For Bribery Court Also Fines Him $100,000, […]

January 2, 2017: Zimmer Biomet FCPA Settlement

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, January 12, 2017 Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc. Agrees to Pay $17.4 Million to Resolve Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Charges   Subsidiary Agrees to Plead Guilty to Violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc. (Zimmer Biomet), an […]

The other side of the jail bars…

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, January 31, 2017 Former Tennessee Sheriff Pleads Guilty to Federal Corruption Charges Former Chief Administrative Deputy and Sheriff’s Uncle Also Plead Guilty A former Rutherford County Sheriff, his former Chief Administrative Deputy, and his uncle have pleaded guilty for […]

January 26, 2017: SEC charges 2 for FCPA violations

SEC Charges Two Former Och-Ziff Executives With FCPA Violations FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE2017-34 Washington D.C., Jan. 26, 2017 —  The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged two former executives at Och-Ziff Capital Management Group with being the driving forces behind a far-reaching bribery scheme that violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). […]

GOOOOOAL! DPA in FIFA scandal

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office Eastern District of New York FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, December 13, 2016 Argentine Sports Marketing Company Admits To Role In International Soccer Bribery Conspiracy And Agrees To $112 Million In Forfeiture And Criminal Penalties Torneos y Competencias S.A. Enters Into Four-Year Deferred Prosecution Agreement; […]

General Cable pays $75MM for FCPA violations (updated)

Wire and Cable Manufacturer Settles FCPA and Accounting Charges FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE2016-283 Washington D.C., Dec. 29, 2016 —  The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Kentucky-based General Cable Corporation agreed to pay more than $75 million to resolve parallel SEC and U.S. Department of Justice investigations related to its violations of […]

Someone is on drugs over at Teva…

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, December 22, 2016 Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. Agrees to Pay More Than $283 Million to Resolve Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Charges Companies Agree to Pay Nearly $520 Million to U.S. Criminal and Regulatory Authorities, Representing the Largest Criminal Fine […]