Witness Grilled On Plea Deal In Gabon FCPA Case

Law360, Washington (June 1, 2011, 6:43 PM EDT) -- The defense team for four military equipment company executives charged with trying to bribe Gabon government officials to win contracts pressed the prosecution's cooperating witness Wednesday in Washington on the nature of his plea agreement, suggesting it unduly influenced him.

Jonathan M. Spiller, who pled guilty in March to a conspiracy charge in exchange for having other charges, including money laundering, dropped, faced questions from defense attorneys for Pankesh Patel, John Wier III, Andrew Bigelow and Lee Allen Tolleson on the extent to which prosecutors were...
To view the full article, register now.

Related

Sections

Case Information

Case Title

USA v. GONCALVES et al


Case Number

1:09-cr-00335

Court

District Of Columbia

Nature of Suit

Date Filed

December 10, 2009

Law Firms

Government Agencies

Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.