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Entries in FBI (22)

Tuesday
Jan312017

FBI International Corruption Squads: What are they, and what do they do?

At the end of each Department of Justice press release about FCPA-related settlements, the DOJ generally thanks those who have assisted with the case, including the prosecuting attorneys, other agencies, and foreign governments. 

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Thursday
Oct232014

FBI whistleblowers getting some cover

The DOJ is enhancing whistleblower protections for employees who expose problems at the Federal Bureau of Investigation, where reports of retaliation have been criticized by the White House and lawmakers.

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Monday
Oct202014

Two plead guilty in bribe scheme involving former New York FBI agent

Image courtesy of the FBITwo Connecticut men pleaded guilty Friday for a bribery scheme to obtain confidential internal documents and other confidential information from a former FBI Special Agent stationed in White Plains, New York.

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Wednesday
Aug062014

MoneyPak prepaid cards lure fraudsters, money launderers

Federal authorities are investigating a wide range of fraudulent schemes involving a popular prepaid money card product called MoneyPak that lures consumers into sending money through the card.

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Tuesday
Jul292014

New York Fed GC squeamish about grease payments

Thomas C. Baxter, General Counsel, Federal Reserve Bank of New YorkThomas C. Baxter, executive vice president and general counsel at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, said the FCPA's exception for facilitating payments makes him uncomfortable.

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Wednesday
Jun182014

Mistrial declared for Malcolm Smith

Malcolm A. Smith, courtesy of CBS News via YouTubeA judge declared a mistrial in the U.S. government's bribery case against New York State Senator Malcolm A. Smith and another defendant Wednesday.

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Tuesday
Jun102014

Gun distributor, Glock execs indicted in bribery scheme

A Kansas firearms distributor was indicted on federal charges of paying more than $1 million in bribes and kickbacks to two executives of the maker of Glock pistols, the FBI said.

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Monday
May262014

Former Navy Military Sealift Command official and businessman charged with bribery

A ex- government contractor who worked for the U.S. Navy Military Sealift Command, and a businessman whose company sought contracting business from the Command, were indicted Friday on bribery and obstruction charges.

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Thursday
May152014

Citigroup fires 12 in Mexico loan fraud

Citigroup said Wednesday it has fired a dozen employees in Mexico, including four senior executives, in connection with a $400 million fraud involving its Banamex unit.

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Thursday
May012014

Holder unveils new FBI Kleptocracy squad at Ukraine asset recovery event

Attorney General Eric H. Holder, Jr.U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder spoke at the Ukraine Forum on Asset Recovery on Tuesday in London, unveiling a new Kleptocracy squad within the FBI that will investigate and prosecute corruption cases in Ukraine and around the world.

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Monday
Apr072014

Fifth guilty plea in Navy Sealift Command bribe case

The former vice president of a government contracting company in Virginia pleaded guilty Friday to conspiring to bribe public officials.

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Friday
Mar282014

Leland Yee arrested in FBI's 'Shrimp Boy' Chow corruption sweep

Leland Yee, courtesy of IGN via YouTube, criticizing violent video gamesCalifornia state senator Leland Yee was arrested Wednesday and indicted on federal charges of taking bribes in exchange for political favors and conspiring to traffic in firearms without a license.

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