The group cited the country’s poor performance in global corruption rankings.
The company said it could not yet predict how the negotiations would pan out.
The former vice president for international sales at Florida-based Armor Holdings entered his guilty plea in D.C. federal court Thursday. UPDATED: 6:22 p.m. Photos inside.
The former vice president for international sales at Florida-based Armor Holdings is scheduled to enter a plea Thursday afternoon.
The prosecutors in the DOJ’s Fraud Section will never be outworked, even by “armies” of defense lawyers and accountants, a top enforcer said.
The oil driller said Thursday it may pull operations out of some west African countries because of the difficulty in securing certain import permits without violating foreign bribery laws.
The United Arab Emirates finds itself battling to hold on to its image as well as its role as a big player on the world economic stage.
In a country where a conviction for corruption often means death, some officials are still tempted by greed.
Six Nigerian defendants in the Halliburton corruption prosecution failed to show up for the first day of their trial.
A Virginia-based tobacco company settled charges from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in August that it paid bribes to government officials in Thailand, Mozambique and Malawi.
Judge Richard Leon in Washington threatened to suspend proceedings if new FBI notes about the government’s cooperating witness turn up.
The U.S. closed a bribery investigation into Dallas-based Kosmos Energy LLC in May, a few months before the oil exploration company’s $4 billion deal to sell its stake in an oil field in Ghana to Exxon Mobile Corp. collapsed.
A Ghanaian news outlet reported in June that the DOJ sent a declination letter to another member of the Kosmos partnership.
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