Gabon FCPA Informant Defends Lies While Helping FBI

Law360, Washington (October 27, 2011, 8:20 PM EDT) -- Attorneys for military equipment industry executives accused of attempting to bribe Gabonese officials hounded the U.S. government's cooperating witness in the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act case before a Washington jury on Thursday over lies and law-breaking he committed under the FBI's instructions.

Prosecutors allege John Mushriqui, Jeana Mushriqui, R. Patrick Caldwell, Stephen Giordanella, John Godsey and Marc Morales tried to bribe the defense minister of Gabon to win contracts to provide armor, weapons and military gear, in violation of the FCPA. The six are the second...
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