Here's the latest FCPA disclosure from Massachusetts-based Smith & Wesson from its Form 10-Q filed with the SEC on December 6. We've paragraphed the text for readability:
Entries in Smith and Wesson (60)
When the Africa sting investigation netted 22 coordinated arrests, the FBI was giddy with excitement. It even gave the case its own web page.
Prisoner number 30079-01 has a release date of January 15, 2014.
The government's cooperating witness in the failed Africa sting prosecution was sentenced today to 18 months in federal prison followed by 36 months probation, according to a courthouse source.
The DOJ asked in a court filing Monday that Richard Bistrong be sentenced to 'a combination of probation, home confinement, and/or community service' of up to six months.
Tom Fox with a great summary of the biggest FCPA stories from the first half of 2012.
When Roger Clemens and FCPA defendants walk, should we only see failure by the DOJ?
The Justice Department today filed a motion to dismiss the indictments against the three Africa sting defendants who pleaded guilty.
For defendants, federal criminal prosecutions leave behind a scorched earth of ruined reputations, shattered health, broken families, and drained bank accounts.
A New York Times story about the collapse of Africa sting prosecution quoted me as saying "that in settlements without a trial, 'the power of Justice is unchecked.' Even more, . . . this lack of oversight 'gives rise to evidence of corruption in our anticorruption laws, and that is the height of irony.'"