The defendant is the sixth former executive of Control Components Inc. to plead guilty to FCPA charges in the California foreign bribery case. UPDATED 5/30.
The filing of the voluntary dismissal, late on the evening before a long holiday weekend, appeared timed to minimize media attention. UPDATE: 5/27.
After a National Guard staff sergeant was arrested with a bundle of firearms, the Justice Department has announced the dismantling of a network to smuggle prohibited guns to China.
A defendant charged with violating U.S. foreign bribery law indicated he may plead guilty rather than going to trial. UPDATED 3:23 p.m.
A Chinese business man visiting his company’s Massachusetts headquarters was arrested Tuesday on charges that he had shipped thousands of pressure transducers to unauthorized buyers.
Two remaining defendants in the Control Components case have little chance, an FCPA specialist opines.
Reps. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) and Henry Waxman (D-Calif.) pressed for answers on potential conflicts of interest between the Chamber of Commerce’s push to amend U.S. foreign bribery laws and corporate representatives on its board. UPDATE: 4:14 p.m.
The former official is scheduled to be sentenced later this month.