Feds Hit Back At Gabon FCPA Execs In Last Word Of Trial

Law360, Washington (January 11, 2012, 8:37 PM EST) -- Federal prosecutors lashed out at five military equipment industry executives accused of attempting to bribe Gabonese officials as the closing arguments of their trial wound to an end Wednesday, saying each was simply “pounding the table” instead of confronting the facts.

Prosecutors in Washington federal court allege John Mushriqui, Jeana Mushriqui, R. Patrick Caldwell, 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...
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