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Ex-KBR CEO Sentenced to 30 Months for Nigerian Bribe Scheme

24 February 2012

HOUSTON - Although Jack Stanley's cooperation helped the U.S. recover $1.7 billion from energy services companies in a scheme to bribe Nigerian officials, prosecutors put his assistance in a less than flattering context.

U.K. Solicitor in Bonny Island Bribery Case Gets Two Years in Jail

23 February 2012

Tesler expressed remorse at his sentencing after pleading guilty to FCPA violations.

Cooperator Who Helped Build Huge Nigerian FCPA Case Gets Probation

22 February 2012

Judge Keith P. Ellison, in handing down the lenient sentence, also expressed reservations about the fairness of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

Halliburton Under SEC Subpoena For Potential Angolan Bribes

16 February 2012

The company had previously disclosed an internal investigation in October.

TSKJ Cooperators Expect Leniency at Final Sentencings Next Month

22 January 2012

The three government cooperators helped the U.S. build foreign bribery cases against joint partners building a liquified natural gas facility at Bonny Island, Nigeria. The last holdout in the case - Marubeni Corporation - settled this month.

Japanese Company Fined $54.6 Million for FCPA Violation

18 January 2012

Japanese-based Marubeni Corporation has agreed to pay $54.6 million for its role in bribing Nigerian officials to win gas facility construction contracts at Bonny Island, Nigeria for the TSKJ joint venture.

Halliburton Under FCPA Scrutiny for Deals Involving an Angolan Vendor

24 October 2011

A filing with the SEC reveals possible new woes for the company in a region where it had trouble before.

SEC Names Brockmeyer New Chief of FCPA Unit

27 September 2011

Kara Brockmeyer will succeed former unit chief Cheryl Scarboro, who left the SEC in June . Scarboro oversaw the creation of the national FCPA unit that institutionalized the agency’s efforts to enforce the 1970s law. UPDATED: 5:38 p.m.

Massive Halliburton-Related Nigerian Bribery Investigation Isn't Over Yet

27 April 2011

Prosecutors are looking into other current and former executives in a joint venture that bribed Nigerian officials for contracts related to a liquefied natural gas facility, after reaching new cooperation agreements.

Japanese Firm Pays $218.8 Million in Nigeria Construction Scandal

06 April 2011

A tainted enterprise involving natural gas contracts yields another settlement.

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