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Crime Bribery

  • Feb 27- Wal-Mart Stores Inc on Monday won the dismissal of a U.S. lawsuit accusing the world's largest retailer of defrauding shareholders in its Wal-Mart de Mexico unit by concealing its suspected bribery of public officials in Mexico. District Judge Katherine Polk Failla in Manhattan said holders of Wal-Mex's American depository shares cannot pursue...

  • LIMA, Feb 24- Grana y Montero's shares closed down about 33 percent on Friday after a local magazine reported that the Peruvian construction group knew about $20 million in bribes paid to a former president by its partner, scandal-tainted Brazilian firm Odebrecht SA. Hildebrandt en sus trece said the former head of Odebrecht Peru, Jorge Barata, told prosecutors...

  • LIMA, Feb 24- Grana y Montero shares fell more than 30 percent on Friday on a report the Peruvian builder knew about $20 million in bribes paid to former President Alejandro Toledo by scandal-tainted Brazilian firm Odebrecht SA. Hildebrandt en sus trece, a local magazine, said the former head of Odebrecht Peru, Jorge Barata, told a prosecutor the firm's three...

  • Piwowar's comments come at a time when many on Wall Street have been questioning whether the Justice Department and the SEC will ease enforcement of the FCPA. In addition, Trump's pick to lead the SEC, attorney Jay Clayton, previously chaired a committee at the New York City Bar Association which drafted a paper that was somewhat critical of how the law was being...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 23- A former Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc executive and the former chief executive of mail order pharmacy Philidor Rx Services pleaded not guilty on Thursday to charges they orchestrated a multi-million dollar fraud and kickback scheme. Federal prosecutors accused Gary Tanner, who was a senior director at Canadian drugmaker...

  • SAO PAULO, Feb 22- Brazil's Braskem SA is trimming investments this year as it winds down spending on a new plant in Mexico and cuts back strategic new projects after a bribery settlement hammered earnings last year, according to a Wednesday securities filing. Latin America's largest petrochemical company plans to invest 1.814 billion reais in 2017, down from...

  • Two Brazilian companies to pay at least $2.6B in plea deal

    CNBC's Dominic Chu reports that two Brazilian companies are set to plead guilty in a criminal case involving bribery and corruption.

  • U.S. regulators said AstraZeneca will pay $5.52 million to resolve a foreign bribery probe into improper payments by its sales and marketing staff.

  • Global corruption crackdown

    Richard Bistrong of Front-Line Anti-Bribery, and Frank Vogl, author of "Waging War on Corruption," discuss the fight against corruption internationally in the wake of the scandal with Unaoil.

  • Corruption probes eventually good for Brazil

    Brian Winter, AS/COA Vice President of Policy and Americas Quarterly Editor-in-Chief, discusses former Brazilian president Lula da Silva's detention, and the ongoing corruption probes in the country.

  • The office of Preet Bharara, U.S. attorney of the Southern District of New York.

    U.S. Federal law-enforcement authorities are investigating an alleged bribery scheme tied to the United Nations, the WSJ reported.

  • Petrobras facing heat from Feds

    Brazil's Petrobras under investigation for alleged violations of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. May face $1.6 billion in fines. - Reuters.

  • China's new President Xi Jinping (R) talks with former President Hu Jintao (L) on March 14, 2013 in Beijing, China.

    A top aide to China's ex-president has been arrested and stripped of Communist party membership amid Beijing's anti-corruption purge. The Financial Times reports.

  • Singapore arrests match-fixers for SEA Games football

    Jeffrey Seah, CEO - South East Asia at Starcom MediaVest Group, discusses news that four men were charged over the weekend for trying to manipulate a SEA Games football match.

  • FIFA President Joseph Sepp Blatter

    Sepp Blatter insisted he cannot be responsible for keeping corruption from happening and said he should be re-elected as FIFA president.

  • President of International governing body of association football FIFA Sepp Blatter.

    "They corrupted the business of worldwide soccer," AG Loretta Lynch said of FIFA officials charged in a 46-count indictment.

  • Turmoil at Petrobras

    Roughly 50 people have been arrested or charged in the Petrobras bribery scandal, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • Alstom to pay $772 million in bribery settlement: Report

    The Justice Department is expected to announce Alstom will plead guilty and pay $772 million in a bribery settlement, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • Alstom to settle bribery charge: Report

    Alstom is close to settling a bribery charge for more than $500 million with the U.S. Justice Department, reports CNBC's Dominic Chu.

  • corporate bribes, bribery, corporate corruption

    Bribery is alive and well in the developed world, as completion for contracts remains fierce among large global companies.