DOJ Says It Rightly Interpreted FCPA In Bribery Case

Law360, New York (March 11, 2011, 5:47 PM EST) -- Federal prosecutors struck back Thursday against claims that their interpretation of U.S. foreign bribery law is overly aggressive, saying charges should not be dismissed against power company executives accused of bribing officials in Mexico.

In 10 separate briefs, the U.S. Department of Justice argued that the bribery case against Lindsey Manufacturing Co. and its executives, evidence seized from the company, and various statements should not be tossed out, according to documents filed in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.

In particular, prosecutors...
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