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FBI Agent Had Affair With Key Witness In Jefferson Probe

September 24, 2009, Just Anti-Corruption

Agent John Guandolo resigned on Dec. 1, 2008, a court document says. Guandolo had posed as a chauffeur for Virginia investor Lori Mody, who wore a wire as part of the FBI sting targeting Jefferson.

Justice Racks Up More FCPA Convictions

September 14, 2009, Just Anti-Corruption

Two Hollywood executives were convicted of bribing officials in Thailand, the latest victory in the Justice Department's increasingly aggressive efforts to enforce the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

Gerald and Patricia Green Convicted in Los Angeles of FCPA Charges

September 14, 2009, Just Anti-Corruption

The married Los Angeles-area film executives were found guilty by a federal jury in the Central District of California on Friday, Sept. 11, 2009, after a two-and-a-half week trial.

Former United States Congressman William J. Jefferson - Summary of Law Enforcement Action

August 26, 2009, Just Anti-Corruption

On June 4, 2007, William J. Jefferson of New Orleans, Louisiana became the first U.S. public official ever charged with violating the FCPA, when he was charged with, among other things, one count of bribery in violation of the FCPA and one count of conspiring to solicit bribes, deprive honest services, and violate the anti-bribery provisions of the FCPA.

Former Treasury Official Lands at Williams & Connolly

August 11, 2009, Just Anti-Corruption

David Aufhauser settled charges with New York attorney general Andrew Cuomo last year that he engaged in insider trading at UBS. He was managing director of the Swiss banking conglomerate after leaving the government.

Jury Finds Jefferson Guilty, But Not of FCPA Charge

August 05, 2009, Just Anti-Corruption

Although a jury returned guilty verdicts on 11 of 16 counts, the government lost on its most sexy charge: The $90,000 in alleged bribe money found in the Louisiana's Democrat's freezer.

Nature's Sunshine Products Inc. - Summary of Law Enforcement Action

July 31, 2009, Just Anti-Corruption

On July 31, 2009, the SEC filed a settled enforcement action against Nature‘s Sunshine Products Inc. (NSP), a manufacturer of nutritional and personal care products, as well as its Chief Executive Officer Douglas Faggioli and its former Chief Financial Officer Craig D. Huff.

Helmerich & Payne Inc. - Summary of Law Enforcement Action

July 30, 2009, Just Anti-Corruption

On July 30, 2009 Helmerich & Payne (H&P) entered into a non-prosecution agreement with the Department of Justice and the SEC initiated a settled administrative proceeding against H&P. These enforcement actions stemmed from a series of improper payments by H&P to government officials in Argentina and Venezuela in violation of the FCPA.

Avery Dennison Corporation - Summary of Law Enforcement Action

July 28, 2009, Just Anti-Corruption

In the administrative proceeding, the SEC ordered Avery to cease and desist from such violations, and to disgorge $273,213, together with $45,257 in prejudgment interest. In the federal civil action, Avery agreed to the entry of a final judgment requiring it to pay a civil penalty in the amount of $200,000.

Control Components Inc. - Summary of Law Enforcement Action

July 22, 2009, Just Anti-Corruption

On July 22, 2009, Control Components, Inc. (CCI), a Rancho Santa Margarita, California-based company, was charged in a three count criminal information with violations of the FCPA and the Travel Act, stemming from a decade-long scheme to secure contracts in approximately 36 countries by paying bribes to officials and employees of various foreign state-owned companies as well as foreign and domestic private companies.