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Former U.S. Attorney in D.C. Switches Firms

January 28, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

Roscoe Howard Jr., the District's U.S. Attorney from 2001 to 2004, has joined Andrews Kurth's Washington office, the firm announced.

DOJ Going After Smaller Companies for FCPA Violations

January 28, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

While the companies of the individuals arrested in last week's mega FCPA sting have not been charged, many believe it is likely they will ultimately be indicted, in part because of their small size.

Wary Eyes on Haiti

January 28, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

The dueling narratives of impassioned assistance and circumspection regarding reconstruction efforts in Haiti came to light today, during a special session of the World Economic Forum in Davos.

Yemen as 'Family Corporation'

January 28, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

The battle against Al-Qaeda in Yemen confronts a family corporation masquerading as a government.

Employers of the 22 FCPA Sting Defendants Identified

January 27, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

The indictments do not name the companies the arrested men work for, but most have been identified by various sources.

No Kozeny Extradition, Bahamian Court Rules

January 27, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

The Czech-born financier fugitive Viktor Kozeny won't be extradited to the United States to face charges related to his failed bid to take over Azerbaijan's state oil company by bribing the country's leaders.

Fighting Graft By Condoning Graft

January 27, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

"Stability" has been the catchword for a long time in Afghanistan. It will be this Thursday in London, too, when Afghan President Hamid Karzai and 60 foreign ministers meet to discuss ways to plot an exit strategy.

Ex-Federal Prosecutor Indicted for Ripping off Glock

January 26, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

Three men, including a former federal prosecutor, are charged with stealing about $3 million in cash and goods from the gunmaker.

Kenyan School Aid Suspended Over Corruption Scandal

January 26, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

U.S. ambassador to Kenya Michal Ranneberger announced today that the U.S. will suspend a $7 million program designed to create free secondary schools, after it was discovered that $1.4 million had been embezzled.

Haiti's Aid Conundrum

January 26, 2010, Just Anti-Corruption

How will Haiti, long one of the world's most corrupt countries, handle a surge of cash intended for rebuilding but subject to the miserable nexus of factors that have long complicated the island's existence?