Topic: Bribery

DOJ gets SBF foreign bribery charge severed

A Manhattan federal judge granted prosecutors' request for a separate trial in early 2024 on charges they added to the disgraced crypto executive’s case after he was extradited from the Bahamas.

15 June 2023

Bahamian Supreme Court halts approval of SBF charges added after extradition

The Bahamian high court has granted a request by Samuel Bankman-Fried to seek judicial review over whether the country can consent to charges the DOJ added against him after extraditing the disgraced cryptocurrency CEO.

14 June 2023

Chinese businessman ends extradition battle over US bribery charges

The top executive at Chinese property company R&F Properties told a London court that he will no longer contest extradition to the US where he faces charges over an alleged bribery scheme.

14 June 2023

Former top lawyer at PDVSA gets three-year prison sentence

DOJ prosecutors had recommended an eight-year prison term for Alvaro Nass after he pleaded guilty in March to receiving more than $11 million in bribes in a corruption scheme that took place between 2012 and 2017 at Venezuela’s state oil company.

13 June 2023

DOJ, SEC close corruption investigations into Brazilian power company

US authorities began investigating power company Cemig in July 2019 after the company self-reported legal scrutiny it was facing in its home country for investments it made into two energy companies.

13 June 2023

Former Cognizant execs say company “distorted record” by withholding exculpatory evidence in bribery case

Steven Schwartz and Gordon Coburn’s lawyers said the New Jersey-headquartered company made lopsided privilege claims while prosecutors turned a blind eye.

12 June 2023

The prosecutor’s office in Switzerland making a mark on the world stage

The attorney general of Geneva recorded one of the most high-profile white-collar crime convictions of recent times. Now he wants a new settlement tool to meet his prosecutors’ appetite for complex international investigations into corporate wrongdoing.

09 June 2023

Judges indicate procedural concerns in Unaoil document dispute

“Surely that was inappropriate,” one judge for the US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit said on a closed hearing that occurred with no public notice before the sentencing of Unaoil defendant Saman Ahsani.

07 June 2023

Project manager avoids prison in office refurbishment bribery case

05 June 2023

UK court grants extradition of Austrian banker in Odebrecht-linked case

A London court has approved a request to extradite the former CEO of Austrian lender Meinl Bank to the US where he is accused of laundering bribes for Brazilian construction company Odebrecht.

05 June 2023

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