Miami Exec Gets Prison Time For Haiti Bribe Scheme

Law360, New York (July 30, 2010, 7:03 PM EDT) -- A Miami businessman was sentenced to 57 months in prison Friday for his role in a scheme to bribe former officials of Haiti's state-owned Telecommunications D’Haiti in order to win business for three Miami telecoms.

Judge Jose E. Martinez of the U.S. District Court of the Southern District of Florida also sentenced Juan Diaz, 52, to three years of supervised release following his prison term and ordered him to pay $73,824 in restitution and forfeit $1,028,851.

Diaz pled guilty in May 2009 to charges of conspiracy...
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