In Stunning End to Kazakh Bribe Case, Judge Lauds Giffen As a ‘Patriot’

Oil industry middleman James H. Giffen, once accused of funneling $84 million in bribes to the president of Kazakhstan and other officials, was sentenced to time served – one night in jail in 2003.

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