Chevron Corrupted Witnesses In $19B RICO Row, Judge Told

Law360, Los Angeles (September 12, 2013, 5:54 PM EDT) -- Defendants in Chevron Corp.’s lawsuit over a $19 billion Ecuadorean pollution judgment urged the court Thursday to impose terminating sanctions against Chevron, saying the company repeatedly tried to corrupt witness testimony by compensating for cooperation and attempting to offer a $1 million bribe to a sentencing judge.

The motion for sanctions comes just two days after a New York federal judge overseeing the case rejected Chevron’s bid to split the case into two phases, saying the move would create unnecessary redundancy. Chevron moved on Monday to...
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Chevron Corporation v. Donziger et al


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1:11-cv-00691

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New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Racketeer/Corrupt Organization

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Lewis A. Kaplan

Date Filed

February 1, 2011

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