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Prison Term for Violations of Anti-Bribery Law

Friday, May 17, 2019
Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade Report

The Department of Justice reports that the owner of a U.S. engineering and consulting company has been sentenced to 30 months in prison for violating the anti-bribery provisions of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. According to the DOJ, for ten years this man and his co-conspirators paid bribes to foreign officials in the Federated States of Micronesia and to Hawaii state officials in exchange for helping the man’s company obtain and retain contracts valued at more than $10 million. The bribes included cash, vehicles, gifts, and entertainment.

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