Las Vegas Sands Corp. agreed Thursday to pay a criminal fine of nearly $7 million for Foreign Corrupt Practices Act offenses in China and Macau.
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During the second calendar quarter, there were four corporate FCPA enforcement actions and eight individual resolutions (seven related to Direct Access Partners). There were also three guilty pleas by individuals.
Las Vegas Sands Corp. agreed Thursday to pay a $9 million penalty to settle charges that it violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act by failing to properly authorize or document millions of dollars in payments to a consultant hired to help it do business in China and Macau.
Job Title: Director of Compliance
Employer: Las Vegas Sands Corp.
Location: Bethlehem, Pennsylvania USA
As part of a plea deal this week, the Las Vegas Sands paid $47.4 million to the U.S. Treasury and won't be prosecuted for money laundering. As the DOJ put it, the Las Vegas Sands ‘agreed to return’ the money to the U.S. government.