Terra Execs Convicted In Haiti Teleco Bribery Scheme

Law360, New York (August 5, 2011, 8:59 PM EDT) -- A Florida federal jury convicted two telecommunications executives Thursday for their roles in a scheme to bribe officials at a state-owned company in Haiti, the latest salvo in a federal probe that has already sent several businessmen and government officials to prison.

Following a 2 1/2-week trial, the jury convicted both Joel Esquenazi and Carlos Rodriguez, the former president and executive vice president, respectively, of Terra Telecommunications Corp., of one count of conspiracy to violate the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and wire fraud, seven counts of...
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