Laundering Charges Trimmed In Gabon FCPA Case

Law360, Washington (June 6, 2011, 6:58 PM EDT) -- A Washington federal judge on Monday trimmed the charges in a criminal case accusing four military equipment company executives of trying to bribe Gabon government ministers to win contracts, but left the vast majority of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act charges intact.

U.S. District Judge Richard J. Leon threw out charges of conspiracy to commit money laundering against all four defendants, as well as one count of FCPA violations each against Pankesh Patel and Lee Allen Tolleson, but left alone count one of the indictment — conspiracy...
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