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Former exec accuses US company of “orchestrated witch hunt” in FCPA investigation

By Ines Kagubare

13 October 2020

Former exec accuses US company of “orchestrated witch hunt” in FCPA investigation 
Yucatan, which Landec bought in 2018, makes guacamole. (Credit: istockphoto.com/Fudio)

The founder of a business sold to a US food company says he is being made the scapegoat for potential FCPA violations in Mexico. The food company says it will “rigorously contest” the allegations.