Corporate bribery

Jose Maria Marin leaves federal court in the Brooklyn borough of New York, Friday, Nov. 17, 2017. Marin, of Brazil, is one of three former South American soccer officials on trial in a U.S. case highlighting widespread corruption in the sport's governing body. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
November 20, 2017 - 2:53 am
Hour after hour in a New York City courtroom, the schemes to corrupt world soccer are spilling out. The millions of dollars in "inducements" to secure contracts to televise matches. The bribes sought by FIFA executives with the power to determine World Cup hosts. The death threats for cooperating...
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Juan Angel Napout, center, arrives at federal court in the Brooklyn borough of New York, Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017. Napout, Manuel Burga, and Juan Angel Napout have pleaded not guilty to charges they took part in a 24-year scheme involving at least $150 million in bribes that secured tournament broadcasting and hosting rights in the sprawling FIFA scandal. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
November 16, 2017 - 7:30 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A former marketing executive from Argentina testified Thursday at a U.S. trial that he and his company arranged to pay 30 soccer officials about $160 million in bribes over the course of several years until his arrest in 2015. Alejandro Burzaco offered the estimate in the case...
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FILE - In this Oct. 26, 2017 file photo, Insys Therapeutics founder John Kapoor leaves U.S. District Court in Phoenix. He had been charged with leading a conspiracy to bribe doctors to prescribe an opioid pain medication for people who didn't need it. Kapoor is scheduled for arraignment Thursday, Nov. 16, in federal court Boston. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
November 16, 2017 - 2:13 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A pharmaceutical company founder accused of leading a nationwide conspiracy to bribe doctors to prescribe a powerful opioid pain medication will fight the charges against him and believes he will be vindicated, his attorney said Thursday. John Kapoor, of Insys Therapeutics Inc.,...
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Billionaire founder of Insys Therapeutics John Kapoor leaves U.S. District Court after being arrested earlier Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017, in Phoenix. Kapoor and other defendants in the fraud and racketeering case are accused of offering bribes to doctors to write large numbers of prescriptions for a fentanyl-based pain medication meant only for cancer patients with severe pain. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
October 27, 2017 - 7:16 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — A new mouth spray that delivered the powerful painkiller fentanyl to end-stage cancer patients wasn't selling as well as anticipated. So drug company executives moved quickly to make its production worthwhile. U.S. court records in the case against an immigrant billionaire who is one...
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Samsung Electronics Co. Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong, left, prepares to get on a vehicle as he leaves after his verdict trial at the Seoul Central District Court Friday, Aug. 25, 2017 in Seoul, South Korea. The court sentenced the billionaire Samsung heir to five years in prison for bribery and other crimes that fed public anger leading to the ouster of Park Geun-hye as South Korea's president. (Chung Sung-Jun/Pool Photo via AP)
August 25, 2017 - 1:19 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the bribery case involving the heir to the Samsung empire (all times local): 7:15 p.m. Civic groups said sentencing Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong to prison for five years was a meaningful step toward justice in a country where business leaders often get lenient...
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Samsung Electronics Co. Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong, left, prepares to get on a vehicle as he leaves after his verdict trial at the Seoul Central District Court Friday, Aug. 25, 2017 in Seoul, South Korea. The court sentenced the billionaire Samsung heir to five years in prison for bribery and other crimes that fed public anger leading to the ouster of Park Geun-hye as South Korea's president. (Chung Sung-Jun/Pool Photo via AP)
August 25, 2017 - 6:20 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the bribery case involving the heir to the Samsung empire (all times local): 7:15 p.m. Civic groups said sentencing Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong to prison for five years was a meaningful step toward justice in a country where business leaders often get lenient...
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Samsung Electronics Co. Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong, left, prepares to get on a vehicle as he leaves after his verdict trial at the Seoul Central District Court Friday, Aug. 25, 2017 in Seoul, South Korea. The court sentenced the billionaire Samsung heir to five years in prison for bribery and other crimes that fed public anger leading to the ouster of Park Geun-hye as South Korea's president. (Chung Sung-Jun/Pool Photo via AP)
August 25, 2017 - 3:56 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the bribery case involving the heir to the Samsung empire (all times local): 4:50 p.m. A lawyer for Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong says the billionaire's legal team will appeal a five-year prison sentence for bribery and other crimes. "As a lawyer I cannot...
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August 22, 2017 - 11:49 pm
NEWBURY, N.H. (AP) — The new operator of a popular ski resort in New Hampshire faced off against concerned residents, some of whom fear the company's past legal troubles raise doubts about whether it was the right choice to oversee the facility. New York hedge fund manager Och-Ziff Capital...
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Former Russian Economic Development Minister Alexei Ulyukayev waits for a hearing in a court in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017. Ulyukayev was detained last year after he allegedly accepted $2 million in cash from state oil company Rosneft in a sting set up by the FSB intelligence agency. Ulyukayev was largely seen as a victim of a Kremlin power play against Igor Sechin, chief executive of the oil company Rosneft and President Vladimir Putin's close ally. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
August 16, 2017 - 4:27 am
MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian ex-economic development minister on trial for allegedly accepting a $2 million cash bribe has accused the head of Russia's largest oil company of setting him up. Alexei Ulyukayev was detained last year after a sting operation set up by the FSB intelligence agency. Ulyukayev...
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Chung Yoo-ra, center, the daughter of Choi Soon-sil, answers questions from the media after her arrival at the Incheon International Airport Wednesday, May 31, 2017 in Incheon, South Korea. Chung, who was extradited from Denmark, has arrived in Seoul to face questions about the massive corruption scandal centered on her mother and the country's ousted president Park Geun-hye. (Chung Sung-Jun/Pool Photo via AP)
May 31, 2017 - 9:39 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — She is probably the most loathed 20-year-old in South Korea, the privileged daughter of the woman at the center of a corruption scandal that brought down a president. After several months in detention in Denmark, Chung Yoo-ra returned to her home country in a hoodie and...
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