Execs Copped To Payment In Gabon FCPA Case: FBI Agent

Law360, Washington (December 13, 2011, 6:56 PM EST) -- An FBI agent testifying against six military equipment industry executives accused of attempting to bribe Gabonese officials told a Washington federal jury Tuesday that two of the individuals had admitted to contributing to the payment in post-arrest interviews.

Prosecutors allege John Mushriqui, Jeana Mushriqui, R. Patrick Caldwell, Stephen Giordanella, Greg Godsey and Marc Morales tried to bribe Gabonese Defense Minister Ali Bongo in order to win contracts to provide armor, weapons and military gear, in violation of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. The six are the...
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