Terra Execs Sentenced To Prison Over Haiti Bribery

Law360, New York (October 25, 2011, 6:25 PM EDT) -- Two former Terra Telecommunications Corp. executives were sentenced Tuesday in Florida federal court to 15 and seven years, respectively, for their roles in a vast bribery and money laundering scheme involving payments to officials of a Haitian state-owned company.

Former Terra President Joel Esquenazi will serve 180 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release and pay $3.09 million in forfeitures, while former Executive Vice President Carlos Rodriguez was sentenced to 84 months, according to the U.S. attorney's office.

On Aug. 4, following a...
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Case Information

Case Title

USA v. Esquenazi et al

Case Number



Florida Southern

Nature of Suit

Date Filed

December 4, 2009

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