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HP to Pay $108 Million Over Bribery and Money Laundering Charges

Hewlett-Packard this week agreed to pay $108 million to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and the U.S. Department of Justice to settle money laundering and bribery charges. The charges were brought against HP for violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. According to the charges, the company’s subsidiaries provided substantial bribes to officials in foreign countries to secure IT …

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Texas County Commissioner Charged For Bribery

The saying goes that all politics are local. Whether or not this is true, it is clear that all politicians, from the U.S. congress down to the mayors of small towns, are susceptible to corruption. With so much money riding on political decisions, the most common type of corruption is undoubtedly bribery. While taking a little extra on the side …

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Another Soldier Sentenced For Afghanistan Fuel Theft

U.S. Army Sergeant Kevin Bilal Abdullah has been sentenced to one year, one day in prison for his role in fuel thefts at Forward Operating Base (FOB) Fenty in Afghanistan. Abdullah pleaded guilty to bribery and conspiracy to commit bribery in August 2013 for receiving bribes in exchange for helping to steal fuel during his time in Afghanistan. Abdullah is …

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Another Soldier Found Guilty of Afghanistan Fuel Theft

U.S. Army Sergeant Alber Kelly III today pleaded guilty to charges related to the theft of fuel from the U.S. Army in Afghanistan. Kelly was stationed at Forward Operating Base Salerno in Afghanistan from 2011 until 2012, assigned to oversee the delivery of fuel into the base. Kelly was in charge of verifying and documenting the total amounts of fuel …

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Ray Nagin: Former New Orleans Mayor Is Now A Convict

Ray Nagin, former mayor of New Orleans, is now a convict. A federal jury found him guilty of corruption charges on Wednesday, February 12. Nagin left office in 2010 after serving two terms as mayor. In January 2013, Nagin was indicted on charges that he accepted thousands of dollars in bribes and payoffs. He was also charged with accepting truckloads …

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Soldier Jailed For Fuel Theft in Afghanistan

The U.S. Department of Justice this week announced that former U.S. Army Specialist Stephanie Charboneau has been sentenced to seven years and three months in prison for her role in a plot to steal fuel from the U.S. Army. Last September Charboneau pleaded guilty to the charges, which include bribery and conspiracy to commit bribery. Her thefts are estimated to …

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Navy Bribery Scandal Implicates Three US Officers

Three US Naval officers have been indicted in a bribery case concerning husbanding activities in Asian ports. Commander Jose Luis Sanchez, Commander Michael Vannak Khem Misiewicz, and Naval Criminal Investigative Service Supervisory Special Agent John Beliveau II have all been arrested and accused of conspiracy to commit bribery. The two naval commanders, Sanchez and Misiewicz, collaborated with Glenn Defense Marina …

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