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New Jersey Mayors and Corruption: The Answers to the Financial Fraud Law Quiz
Posted on 10 Feb 2014 by Steven A. Meyerowitz

Earlier today, in our Financial Fraud Law Quiz, we asked you to identify the communities in New Jersey that have had mayors convicted or have had mayors who have pleaded guilty in corruption cases. We limited it to this century, and we started you off... Read More

How Bad is Public Corruption in Northern Virginia? Apparently Bad Enough for the FBI to Seek the Public’s Help
Posted on 19 Feb 2014 by Steven A. Meyerowitz

We know that the former governor of Virginia and his wife have been charged with corruption , and that Virginia was one of a handful of states to get an "F" in a corruption study , but how bad, really, is corruption here? Apparently, this... Read More

China’s Top Leaders Have Secret Offshore Accounts, ICIJ Reports
Posted on 23 Jan 2014 by Steven A. Meyerowitz

Close relatives of China’s top leaders have secret offshore companies in tax havens that help shroud the Communist elite’s wealth, according to the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists. The group said it based its findings... Read More

Who’s Your Anti-Corruption Hero?
Posted on 18 Mar 2014 by Steven A. Meyerowitz

The global anti-corruption organization Transparency International now is accepting nominations for its 2014 Integrity Awards. Launched in 2000, the awards recognize the courage and determination of individuals and groups taking remarkable steps to combat... Read More

Singapore Executive is Second to Plead Guilty in International Navy Corruption Scandal
Posted on 19 Mar 2014 by Steven A. Meyerowitz

Alex Wisidagama, a former executive with Glenn Defense Marine Asia (GDMA), has pleaded guilty to participating in a scheme to defraud the United States, admitting that he and others duped the U.S. Navy into overpaying by at least $20 million for supplies... Read More

US Government Sues Kellogg, Brown & Root Services, Alleging Kickbacks and False Claims Relating to Iraq Support Services Contract
Posted on 27 Jan 2014 by Steven A. Meyerowitz

The U.S. government has filed a complaint against Kellogg, Brown & Root Services Inc. (KBR) and Kuwaiti companies La Nouvelle General Trading & Contracting Co. and First Kuwaiti Trading Co. for allegedly submitting false claims in connection with... Read More

Norton Rose Fulbright Launches Global Regulation and Investigations Practice with 600 Lawyers
Posted on 3 Feb 2014 by Steven A. Meyerowitz

Norton Rose Fulbright has launched a global regulation and investigations practice to assist businesses around the world in navigating regulatory issues. Regulatory issues were cited by global companies as their number one business challenge in 2013,... Read More

Three Charged in Alleged Widespread Corruption Schemes at US Military Base
Posted on 22 Jan 2014 by Steven A. Meyerowitz

Three Georgia men have been charged in a 51-count indictment for their alleged participation in fraud and corruption schemes at the Marine Corps Logistics Base (MCLB) in Albany, Georgia. Federal prosecutors assert that the U.S. government lost millions... Read More

Financial Fraud Law Quiz: New Jersey Mayors Who Have Been Convicted or Pleaded Guilty in Corruption Cases
Posted on 10 Feb 2014 by Steven A. Meyerowitz

With the bribery, fraud, and extortion conviction last week of Tony Mack, the mayor of Trenton, New Jersey, the Financial Fraud Law Blog and the Financial Fraud Law Report thought we would ask our readers if they could identify the communities in New... Read More

Adoption Agency Employees Charged with Conspiracy to Defraud the US in Connection with Ethiopia Operations
Posted on 12 Feb 2014 by Steven A. Meyerowitz

Four current and former employees of International Adoption Guides Inc. (IAG), an adoption services provider, have been indicted by a grand jury in South Carolina for allegedly conspiring to defraud the United States in connection with IAG’s adoption... Read More