Ex-Tobacco Exec Gets 3-Year Probation In FCPA Case

Law360, New York (October 22, 2010, 3:22 PM EDT) -- Bobby Jay Elkin Jr., who admitted to paying bribes to foreign officials to win business in Kyrgyzstan for a Virginia-based tobacco company where he served as an executive, has been sentenced to three years probation.

Judge Jackson L. Kiser of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia sentenced Elkin to a three-year probation stint and ordered him to pay a $5,000 fine on Thursday.

Elkin pled guilty to one count of conspiracy to violate the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act in August. The statutory...
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