U.S. Charges Former Armenian Ambassador and Russian National in Rolls Royce Related Bribery and Money Laundering Scheme

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Friday, June 8, 2018
Author: 
Bruce Zagaris
Volume: 
34
Issue: 
6
Abstract: 

On May 24, 2018, the U.S. Department of Justice announced a superseding indictment charging two employees of an international engineering consulting firm for their alleged participation in a scheme to launder briber payments to foreign government officials for the benefit of a Columbus, Ohio-based subsidiary of Rolls-Royce plc, to obtain a contract to supply equipment and services to power a gas pipeline from Kazakhstan to China.