Haitian Telecom Exec To Plead Guilty Over Terra Bribes

Law360, New York (February 3, 2012, 4:03 PM EST) -- A former executive of a Haitian state-owned telecommunications company connected to a Terra Telecommunications Corp. bribery and money laundering scheme said Thursday he would plead guilty to conspiracy charges brought in Florida federal court.

Patrick Joseph, former director general of the state-owned Haiti Teleco, initially pled not guilty to the money laundering conspiracy, but indicated he would change his plea to guilty at a Feb. 8 hearing, according to a court notice.

In July, the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Attorney's Office charged Joseph...
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