Friday, April 23, 2010

Virginia Man Sentenced For FCPA Violations

Charles Paul Edward Jumet, 53, of Fluvanna County, Virginia, was sentenced to 87 months in prison for paying bribes to former Panamanian government officials to secure maritime contracts, in violation of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), and for making a false statement to federal agents. Jumet plead guilty last November to the charges. The sentence is the longest one given in a FCPA case to date.

Read the story here and here.

Read the DOJ announcement here.

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