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Twenty-two executives and employees of military and law enforcement products companies charged for violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) in foreign bribery scheme

In an international crackdown against illegal bribery in the military and law enforcement products industry, U.S. government officials and U.K. police served indictments on 22 people, as revealed in a January 19 2010 press release by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ).

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Former Mobil Oil Corporation senior executive received a three years and 10 months prison sentence on income tax evasion charges related to Kazakhstan bribery scheme Print E-mail

In a September 18, 2003 press release, the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York revealed that a former Mobil Oil Corporation senior executive received a three years and 10 months prison sentence on income tax evasion charges.

 
Syncor Taiwan, Inc. pleads guilty to violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) Print E-mail

In a December 10, 2002 press release, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that Syncor Taiwan, Inc. pleaded guilty to a one-count indictment charging the company with violation of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). The company received the maximum criminal fine of $2 million under the FCPA.

 
Former employees of the Central Asian American Enterprise Fund (CAAEF) sentenced for violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Print E-mail

In a November 27, 2002 press release, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced that two former employees of the Central Asian American Enterprise Fund (CAAEF) were sentenced for violation of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act as well as other violations.

 
American Banknote Corporation (ABN) executive charged with violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Print E-mail

In an August 6, 2003 press release, the Department of Justice announced that Morris Weissman, former Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of American Banknote Corporation (ABN) and American Bank Note Holographics, Inc. (ABNH) was convicted that day for his participation in an accounting scandal.

 
New York businessman charged with violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Print E-mail

In an August 5, 1998 press release, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) told of the guilty plea on that day of Long Island, New York businessman, Herbert Tannenbaum, 73, of Seaford, Long Island. He was charged with conspiracy to violate the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977.