On January 19, 2010, the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) unsealed sixteen indictments charging twenty-two individuals with violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”), allegedly arising from schemes to bribe foreign government officials. The DOJ also announced that, in connection with the indictments, the FBI had executed fourteen search warrants across the U.S., and the City of London police had executed seven search warrants in the U.K. The product of an FBI sting operation hailed in a DOJ press release as “the largest single investigation and prosecution against individuals in the history of the DOJ’s enforcement of the [FCPA],” the indictments may signal a fundamental shift in the DOJ’s ongoing campaign “to erase foreign bribery from the corporate playbook.”
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