British Atty Admits To $132M Nigerian Bribery Scheme

Law360, New York (March 11, 2011, 2:33 PM EST) -- A British lawyer pled guilty Friday in a Texas federal court to charges he helped steer $132 million in bribes from a former Halliburton Co. subsidiary to the Nigerian government to win $6 billion in natural gas contracts.

Jeffrey Tesler pled guilty to one count of violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and one count of conspiracy to violate the FCPA before Judge Keith P. Ellison in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas, according to court documents and his lawyer, Bradley Simon...
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