The former chief compliance officer of a registered broker-dealer in Woodbury, New York was sentenced to six months in prison for stealing money from overseas investors who thought they were investing in Dell, Berkshire Hathaway, and BlackRock.
Entries in wire fraud (4)
Tokyo-based Takata Corporation pleaded guilty Monday to one count of wire fraud and was sentenced to pay $1 billion in criminal penalties for lying about defective airbag inflators.
Four Texas-based businessmen have admitted bribing Mexican officials in return for aircraft maintenance and repair contracts with government-owned and controlled entities.
The former CEO of PetroTiger Ltd. -- a British Virgin Islands oil and gas company with operations in Colombia and offices in New Jersey -- was indicted Friday for bribing an official at Ecopetrol SA, Colombia’s state-controlled oil company, and defrauding PetroTiger by taking kickbacks.