Ex-ABB Exec Must Face Charges Of Mexican Bribery

Law360, New York (November 3, 2011, 5:22 PM EDT) -- A Texas federal judge on Wednesday refused to dismiss a case against a former manager at technology company ABB Ltd. who allegedly authorized the bribery of Mexican officials through an intermediary business.

U.S. District Judge Lynn N. Hughes also denied John Joseph O'Shea's motion to impose sanctions on prosecutors for allegedly intentionally withholding nearly 34,000 documents until the eve of trial.

The corrupt payments at issue allegedly went to officials at the Comision Federal de Electricidad, a Mexican utility responsible for supplying electricity to the whole...
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