Law: Foreign Agents Registration Act 1938 (USA)

US lawmakers introduce bipartisan bill to close FARA enforcement loophole

The legislation would nullify a recent ruling by a federal judge that found the US can’t retroactively force individuals to register as a foreign agent, but lawyers say its impact would be limited.

13 July 2023

Hawaii woman gets two-year sentence for secretly lobbying Trump in 1MDB scheme

A Hawaiian businesswoman was sentenced to two years in prison, fined $250,000, and ordered to forfeit $3 million for participating in a far-reaching, international scheme to embezzle money from a Malaysian development fund – otherwise known as the 1MDB scandal.

19 January 2023

Judge denies Hawaiian political fundraiser’s request to withdraw guilty plea

Nickie Lum Davis’ previous lawyer says she wanted to pursue a presidential pardon for her involvement in the 1MDB scandal.

12 December 2022

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