Nearly two dozen executives in the arms-dealing business were in Las Vegas en route to meet a supposed defense minister from Gabon when FBI agents moved in. Twenty-one were arrested, accused of offering bribes to a foreign official. Last week, lawyers and some of the executives piled into a Washington, D.C., courtroom to hash out disputes about evidence and the scope of the case -- the government's most ambitious and controversial Foreign Corrupt Practices Act prosecution to date.
DOJ's New Tricks to Fight Foreign Corruption Shake Up Defense
The National Law Journal
March 30, 2010