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Entries in Vietnam (48)

Wednesday
Jan112017

Ban Ki-moon’s brother, nephew face FCPA charges for Vietnam bribe plot

The brother and nephew of former United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon were charged Tuesday with FCPA and other offenses in connection with the planned $800 million sale of Vietnam's tallest building.

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Monday
Oct242016

World Bank debars Vietnam construction firm

The World Bank Group debarred Minh Anh Construction Joint Stock Company for misrepresenting facts during a project bid in Vietnam.

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Monday
Jul112016

Two former Louis Berger execs sentenced

Two former senior executives of Louis Berger International were sentenced for bribing officials for more than a decade to win contracts in India, Indonesia, Vietnam, and Kuwait.

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Tuesday
Aug112015

Police: Former top Goa official ‘blackmailed’ Louis Berger

Former Goa chief minister Digambar Kamat (Image courtesy of firstpost.com)Police sources in India said the former chief minister of the India state of Goa allegedly "blackmailed" Louis Berger International by refusing to approve work permits and invoices until the company paid bribes.

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Thursday
Apr092015

Japan to Vietnam: Give back our bribe money

Japan suspended aid for a $41 million railway project in Hanoi until Vietnam returns $782,000 in bribe money a Japanese contractor gave officials at Vietnam's state railway company.

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Friday
Nov072014

Vietnam puts Bio-Rad purchases under review, asks U.S. to share probe info

Image courtesy of Bio-Rad LaboratoriesVietnam's Ministry of Health Thursday ordered a review of purchases of medical equipment manufactured by Seattle-based Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc., following the company's $55 million settlement of FCPA offenses, which included allegations of bribery in Vietnam.

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Monday
Nov032014

Bio-Rad pays $55 million to settle FCPA offenses

California-based life science company Bio-Rad Laboratories agreed Monday to pay a total of $55 million to settle DOJ and SEC allegations that subsidiaries made improper payments to foreign officials in Russia, Vietnam, and Thailand to win business

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Wednesday
Oct012014

SEC ends Dialogic probe that was based on successor liabilty

Milpitas, California-based Dialogic Inc. said in August that the SEC had ended an informal investigation of potential FCPA violations by a company Dialogic acquired in 2010 and won't take any enforcement action.

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Wednesday
Sep172014

For Vietnam officials accused of graft, insanity is the best defense

Lawmakers in Vietnam are complaining that too many officials facing corruption charges aren't being punished or are only paying small fines after they plead insanity.

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Tuesday
Sep162014

Report: Leighton Holdings internal emails discuss huge Iraq bribes

Internal emails leaked from Australia's Leighton Holdings warn that a $24 million “facilitation payment” linked to a 2010 Iraq contract would “attract attention” from auditors.

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Wednesday
Jul162014

Japan prosecutes three businessmen for Vietnam railroad bribes 

Ga Sai Gon railway station, courtesy of Wikipedia Prosecutors in Tokyo said Tuesday they're charging three former top executives of a local company for alleged bribery involving railway projects in Vietnam that received Official Development Assistance (ODA).

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Thursday
Jun122014

Vietnam banker jailed 30 years for billion-dollar fraud

Nguyen Duc Kien, courtesy of WorldBreakingNewsChannel via YouTubeA Vietnam court jailed a former banker for 30 years Monday for his part in a series of financial scams worth $1.1 billion.

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