Former Alstom Exec Charged Over Foreign Bribery Plot

Law360, New York (May 1, 2013, 4:00 PM EDT) -- A former executive of a French power and engineering company — reportedly Alstom SA — has been charged for his role in a scheme to bribe Indonesian officials in order to win a lucrative power services-related contract, prosecutors said Wednesday.

William Pomponi, 65, a former vice-president of sales for the company's Connecticut-based subsidiary, was charged in a superseding indictment Tuesday with money laundering, conspiracy and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.

While the Justice Department did not name Pomponi's former...
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