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Bank settles with DOJ over scheme to launder bribes

By Ines Kagubare

01 May 2020

Bank settles with DOJ over scheme to launder bribes 
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Bank Hapoalim agreed to pay $30 million to resolve charges that its employees facilitated a bribery scheme at Fifa. "We are not aware of any prior cases where we prosecuted a bank for helping others in a bribery scheme,” a DOJ criminal division spokesperson said.