Jurors See Insider Emails In Lindsey Bribery Case

Law360, New York (April 27, 2011, 10:04 PM EDT) -- Lindsey Manufacturing Co. sought to recruit a lobbyist for his close ties to corrupt officials at the Mexican utility the company allegedly bribed to win lucrative electrical supply contracts, a federal jury in California heard Wednesday.

FBI Special Agent Dane Costley read jurors an email in which insider Jean-Guy LaMarche tipped Lindsey Chief Financial Officer Steve Lee that Comision Federal de Electricidad had rejected the company's low bid for electrical parts due to successful lobbying done by Canadian firm SBB — not because the Mexican state-owned...
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