FBI Agent Details Undercover Role In Gabon FCPA Case

Law360, Washington (June 2, 2011, 5:57 PM EDT) -- An FBI agent testifying against four military equipment company executives charged with trying to bribe Gabon government ministers to win contracts told a Washington jury Thursday how he posed as a Gabonese defense official to lure in the defendants.

FBI agent Jean-Pierre Ngoc said he assumed the fictional personality of Jean-Pierre Mahmadou, whom he made out to be the procurement adviser to the defense minister of Gabon, to introduce himself to the defendants and assure them that the Gabonese government was on board with the transactions....
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