Thursday, December 9, 2021

Bribery

Chinese pharmaceutical firm embroiled in vaccine scandal involved in several bribery cases

A Chinese listed pharmaceutical company under probe over a vaccine scandal has been involved in several cases of bribery in recent years, even as its profits soared, public records show. Changchun Changsheng Biotechnology Co and its parent company, Changsheng Biotech,...

OSBI Investigates State Board Of Pharmacy Director For Bribery

The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation is looking into whether the director of the State Board of Pharmacy tried to bribe a health department attorney into changing rules on medical marijuana. It’s the latest chapter in a scandal filled story...

Longtime Balch attorney, Drummond exec found guilty in bribery case

A jury has found longtime Balch & Bingham attorney Joel Gilbert and Drummond Co. executive David Lynn Roberson guilty in a public corruption case involving the bribery of former Alabama Rep. Oliver Robinson. The pair was found guilty on all six counts, which included conspiracy,...

50 Tunisia lawyers file bribery charges against PM

Some 50 Tunisian lawyers filed a lawsuit yesterday against the Head of Government, Youssef Chahed, over suspicion that he receiving money from the UK to improve his image and distort the country’s recent social protests. Nizar Boujalal, the coordinator of...

Former Md. state senator Nathaniel Oaks sentenced to 3½ years in bribery case

Former Maryland state senator Nathaniel T. Oaks was sentenced to 3½ years in federal prison Tuesday after he acknowledged taking bribes in exchange for helping a developer secure government funding for a project. Oaks, 71, pleaded guilty to two counts...

Russia’s Air Transport Agency’s deputy head detained on bribery allegations

Moscow’s Meshchansky District Court has ruled to detain Yury Malyshev, the Federal Air Transport Agency’s (Rosaviation) deputy head, who stands charged with taking bribes, the court’s spokesperson Yulia Kotomina has told RAPSI. Malyshev has been put in detention until September...

Contractor pleads guilty to Detroit airport kickback scheme

A contractor has pleaded guilty to paying more than $5 million to a Detroit-area airport official who submitted inflated bills and got a share of the spoils. Prosecutors say William Pritula’s company was hired for road repair and water line...

U.S federal judge dismisses SEC bribery lawsuit against Och-Ziff executives

A federal judge has dismissed the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's lawsuit accusing two former Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC (OZM.N) executives of masterminding a scheme to funnel tens of millions of dollars of bribes to African officials. U.S. District...

Elias Chalet, ousted Bloomfield councilman, gets 5 years for taking ‘bag of cash’

A former Bloomfield councilman is set to serve five years in prison for accepting $15,000 in bribes, a portion of which he attempted to flush down the toilet as federal investigators moved to arrest him at his business. Elias Chalet,...

Saudi defense ministry official arrested on bribery charges

Saudi Arabia has arrested a defense ministry official on charges of receiving a 1 million riyal ($267,000) bribe and abusing his position, the SPA state news agency reported on Tuesday. “The official sought to facilitate irregular procedures for the disbursement...

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Former Malaysian Prime Minister Loses Appeal of 1MDB Conviction

A Malaysian court on Wednesday upheld former premier Najib Razak's conviction on corruption charges over a multi-billion dollar scandal...