WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A former Morgan Stanley executive pleaded guilty to conspiring to evade internal controls required by a U.S. anti-bribery law, in a case that underlines the fall of a once high-flying dealmaker for the firm in China.
A former Morgan Stanley executive pleaded guilty to conspiring to evade internal controls required by a U.S. anti-bribery law, in a case that underlines the fall of a once high-flying dealmaker for the ...
Seven years after he was arrested by the RCMP in Toronto, a Canadian man has pleaded guilty in New York to conspiring to buy anti-aircraft missiles for Sri Lanka’s Tamil Tigers.
Piratheepan Nadarajah, 37, is to be sentenced on Jan. 31 after the U.S. District Court accepted his guilty pleas on two counts related to his work as an arms supplier for the separatist rebels.
TORONTO—A Canadian who pleaded guilty to aiding Sri Lanka’s Tamil Tigers should be imprisoned for 15 years for his “gravely serious offense,” U.S. prosecutors argued in a sentencing memorandum filed in New York.
Suresh Sriskandarajah, also known as Waterloo Suresh, is hoping to be released with time served when he is sentenced on Oct. 28 but the U.S. Attorney’s office in Brooklyn is seeking significant prison time for the young engineer.
After three years of diligently trying to avoid the inevitable, the embattled board of directors at SNC Lavalin Group Inc. went into full combat mode Thursday when the RCMP charged the Montreal-based multinational in connection with a criminal investigation into its dealings in Libya.
The company promptly dismissed the corruption and bribery charges as “without merit,” insisting it will “vigorously defend itself” against the allegations.
It was a dramatic change in tone for Canada’s largest engineering firm and its more than 40,000 employees worldwide.
(Reuters) - A former Swiss banker pleaded guilty to fraud on Tuesday almost two years after the U.S. government placed him under limited home confinement as part of a long-running investigation of Swiss banks and American tax dodgers. In federal court in Florida, Christos Bagios pleaded guilty to one count of conspiring to defraud the U.S. government of just over $1 million while employed at UBS AG . Judge Kenneth Marra sentenced Bagios to time already served, which included 37 days in prison before his confinement. ...
NEW YORK — A Canadian man pleaded not guilty Saturday to U.S. charges that he sent money and provided other long-distance support to Tunisian jihadists believed responsible for a 2009 suicide attack in Iraq that killed five American soldiers.
Faruq Khalil Muhammad ’Isa entered the plea in federal court in Brooklyn, where a magistrate judge jailed him without bail on charges of conspiring to kill Americans and providing material support to terrorists without ever leaving Canada.
NEW YORK — Rengan Rajaratnam, the younger brother of imprisoned hedge fund manager Raj Rajaratnam, on Monday pleaded not guilty to insider trading charges.
The younger Rajaratnam entered his plea in Manhattan federal court, one day after his arrest at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York. FBI agents had escorted him to the United States on a flight from Brazil.
Prosecutors on Thursday accused Rengan Rajaratnam, 42, of conspiring with his brother to trade on non-public information concerning Clearwire Corp and Advanced Micro Devices Inc in 2008.
A former executive with Taiwan's Chi Mei Optoelectronics Corp. has agreed to plead guilty and serve time in a US jail for his role in a price-fixing case, the Justice Department said Wednesday.Huang Wen-Hung, Chi Mei's former director of sales, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiring to eliminate competition by fixing the prices of liquid crystal display (LCD) panels, the department said in a statement.