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Entries in Samuel Mebiame (7)

Monday
Jul032017

FCPA enforcement report for Q2 2017

During the second calendar quarter, the DOJ reduced Odebrecht's criminal penalties for FCPA violations, and a former Och-Ziff middleman was sentenced to prison.

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Tuesday
Jun132017

Richard Bistrong: I wanted to go home, the judge wanted me in jail

A few weeks ago, I read about an “exasperated federal judge” at the sentencing of Samuel Mebiame, the 43-year-old son of the former prime minister of Gabon, who was an intermediary for Och-Ziff. 

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Thursday
Jun012017

Former Och-Ziff middleman jailed two years

The son of a former Prime Minister of Gabon was sentenced Wednesday to two years in prison for conspiring to violate the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act by bribing government officials in Africa.

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Thursday
Jan262017

SEC charges two ‘masterminds’ behind Och-Ziff Africa bribe scheme

The Securities and Exchange Commission charged two former executives at Och-Ziff Capital Management Group with orchestrating bribes across Africa that violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

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Monday
Dec122016

Och-Ziff middleman pleads guilty to Africa bribes

The son of a former Prime Minister of Gabon pleaded guilty in federal court Friday to conspiring to violate the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act by bribing government officials in Africa.

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Thursday
Sep012016

Here's some open source due diligence on Och Ziff's Africa agent

After reviewing several articles including the recent FCPA Blog post, "Alleged Och Ziff Africa 'fixer' arrested for FCPA offenses," my focus immediately shifted to due diligence procedures. Specifically, I thought about the risk profile of Samuel Mebiame. 

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Wednesday
Aug172016

Alleged Och Ziff Africa ‘fixer’ arrested for FCPA offenses

Daniel OchA Gabon national was arrested Tuesday and charged with conspiracy to bribe officials in at least three African countries to help win mining rights for a joint venture involving U.S. hedge fund giant Och Ziff.

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