A U.S. Foreign Service Officer who was posted in Vietnam admitted accepting more than $3 million in bribes to process visas for entry into the United States, the DOJ said.
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U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara said Tuesday the United States has filed a civil forfeiture action against the assets of nine companies that own real estate in Manhattan. The complaint targets four luxury residential units and two high-end commercial spaces.
Oil field services giant Halliburton said this week its internal investigations into potential FCPA and conflict violations in Angola and Iraq are continuing, and the company is reporting all results to the DOJ and SEC.
This week the U. S. Senate will consider the Magnitsky Act, a bill to ban visas and freeze bank accounts of about 60 Russian officials allegedly involved in the arrest and death of Sergei Magnitsky.
A bill to isolate and punish officials and others responsible for the death of a Russian anti-corruption lawyer was passed Friday by the U.S. House of Representatives.
Members of the U.K. parliament are trying to force the government there to publicly disclose the names of human rights abusers who have been denied entry into the country.