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'I'm sitting here in shock', defence says as judge sentences FCPA felon to five years

By Adam Dobrik

18 July 2017

'I'm sitting here in shock', defence says as judge sentences FCPA felon to five years The James A Byrne courthouse in Philadelphia. Beyond My Ken via Wikimedia Commons (CC BY-SA 4.0)

A Philadelphia federal judge sentenced Dmitrij Harder, who pleaded guilty to violating the FCPA after bribing a development bank official, to five years in prison - a ruling the defence says will deter future government cooperators.