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Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office Middle District of Pennsylvania FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, October 26, 2016 Two Men Sentenced In Scam To Illegally Export Goods To Syria   SCRANTON – The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced today that Harold Rinko, age 74 of […]

And this is why banks de-risk MSBs…

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office Middle District of Pennsylvania FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, October 27, 2016 Former Owners Of Money Transmitter Business Sentenced For Conspiring To Structure Financial Transactions   SCRANTON – The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that the former owners of […]

DOJ/SEC FCPA Enforcement Action: LATAM Airlines

The fines? Totaling $22.2 million, which include a $12.75 million criminal penalty paid to the Department of Justice, $6.74 million in disgorgement, and $2.7 million to the Securities and Exchange Commission in prejudgment interest.  This is part of a 3-year Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA) agreed to by LATAM, which is […]

Go to Jail, Go Directly to Jail

In case you think export control violations are ticky-tacky things… The United States Department of Justice has no qualms throwing people in jail if the crime is serious enough: Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, April 14, 2016 Former Owner of Defense Contracting Businesses Sentenced […]