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AH Law Group Wins Dismissal of FCPA Bribery Case

The Department of Justice previously charged 22 defendants with foreign bribery under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act based upon an FBI led undercover sting operation involving a fictitious weapons sale in excess of $1 million to the nation of Gabon. The AHLG won a dismissal of all charges against its client Daniel Alvirez after Judge Leon had dismissed the conspiracy count and the first two trials had resulted in hung juries.

More on this story from the BusinessWeek story found at the link:

US Seeks to Dismiss Convictions of Bribe Sting Defendants BusinessWeek

“This outcome was the right thing to do by everyone's standpoint,” Alvirez's lawyer, Asa Hutchinson, said in an interview. Geri's lawyer, Eric Bruce of Kobre & Kim LLP, said in a statement that “it would have been a grave injustice” for his client “to ... See all stories on this topic »

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