Tag Archive: Bribery Probe

Petrobras Fined $1.78 Billion for FCPA Violations

Recently, Brazil’s state energy company, Petrobras, was investigated by the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Securities Exchange Commision (SEC) for FCPA violations related to political bribes in Brazil.  According to the SEC’s Steven Peikin, Petrobras fraudulently facilitated money through… Read more >

Israelis Suspected of Bribery and Money Laundering in “Submarine Affair”

An investigation by the Israeli police began in November 2016 regarding the possibility of a €430 million (USD $480 million) bribery scheme involving German shipbuilder ThyssenKrupp. Accusations were made that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s private lawyer and second cousin, David… Read more >

British Citizen Pleads Guilty to Money Laundering Charges

Costas Takkas, a former general secretary of the Cayman Islands Football Association pleaded guilty to a money laundering conspiracy in connection with the U.S. bribery investigation involving FIFA, the international governing body of soccer. Takkas was one of 40 other… Read more >