US Drops 9th Circ. Appeal In Lindsey FCPA Case

Law360, New York (May 25, 2012, 10:48 PM EDT) -- Federal prosecutors on Friday dropped their Ninth Circuit appeal of the dismissal of the Lindsey Manufacturing Co. indictment, five months after a judge lambasted them for their misconduct in the first Foreign Corrupt Practices Act case that resulted in a corporation’s conviction.

The U.S. Attorney's Office for the Central District of California did not give a reason for its decision to voluntarily exit the case but said it had consulted the Criminal Division of the Department of Justice and the Office of the Solicitor General in...
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