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Ex-Monsanto Exec Caught In Bribery Scandal

Law360 (March 6, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- A former Monsanto Co. manager has agreed to fork over $30,000 to settle charges that he tried to bribe a senior Indonesian government official to eliminate language from a decree that was deemed to be adverse to the agricultural giant’s business in that country.

On Tuesday, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission reeled off the list of allegations against Charles Martin, Monsanto’s former government affairs director for Asia.

The charges date back to 2002, when Martin is alleged to have illegally tried to have the language...
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