A former employee of Southwestern Energy Co. was jailed for 36 months Wednesday after pleading guilty to embezzling nearly $450,000 from her employer and then asking for leniency by faking terminal breast cancer.
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A federal jury in San Diego convicted a husband and wife of embezzling federal funds meant to provide job training and equipment for injured Marines returning from Iraq and Afghanistan.
Anyone who has spent time dealing with compliance issues in China has come across the fapiao (发票). This four-part series will try to explain (1) what a fapiao is, (2) the different types of fapiaos and receipts in China, (3) how fapiaos can be misused for fraud, embezzlement, and corruption, and (4) ways to counter these schemes to minimize compliance risk.
A California man who embezzled nearly $370,000 from the Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles (GSGLA) while he worked for them as senior property manager was sentenced last week to 20 months in federal prison.
Deposed former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak was sentenced Wednesday by a Cairo court to three years in prison for embezzling public funds.
Russian opposition leader and anti-corruption blogger Alexei Navalny was convicted of libel Tuesday and could be sent to prison.
Here's the full FCPA disclosure from the Form 10-K filed by the Hewlett-Packard Company with the SEC on December 27:
Two former top executives at Vietnam's national shipping company Vinalines were sentenced to death Monday for embezzlement and wasting state funds.
"I know it when I see it," said Justice Potter Stewart of the U.S. Supreme Court. Though he was talking about obscenity, the same could probably be said of corruption as well.
A report today in Bloomberg's Businessweek said state prosecutors in Germany arrested three former Hewlett-Packard managers for paying bribes in Russia nine years ago.