2nd Guilty Plea Entered In Panama Bribery Case

Law360, New York (February 11, 2010, 2:17 PM EST) -- A second Virginia man has pled guilty to conspiring to pay bribes to former Panamanian officials in exchange for a contract to maintain lighthouses and buoys along Panama's waterway, just months after his co-conspirator pled guilty to the same crime.

The man, John W. Warwick, pled guilty to a one-count indictment charging him with conspiring to make corrupt payments to foreign government officials on behalf of his business, Ports Engineering Consultants Corp., in violation of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

The plea was entered Wednesday in...
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