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As announced yesterday by the Justice Department, Schlumberger Oilfield Holdings Ltd. (SOHL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Schlumberger Ltd., has agreed to enter a guilty plea and to pay a $232,708,356 penalty to the United States for conspiring to violate the International Emergency

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Last Thursday, the Southern District of New York announced the arrest of Richard Ammar Chichakli in Australia. Chichakli has been charged with violations under the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (IEEPA), money laundering, wire fraud, and conspiracy. It is alleged

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An Iranian corporation, its subsidiaries, and several of its officers and business partners have been charged in Alexandria, Virginia, accused of allegedly exporting more than $30 million in computer goods from U.S. companies to Iran, in violation of the Iranian

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Two foreign nationals, Hia Soo Gan Benson (Benson Hia) and Lim Kow Seng (Eric Lim), have been extradited from Singapore to stand trial in the District of Columbia in connection with an alleged fraud conspiracy involving the unlawful export of

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Conspiracy is frequently charged in federal criminal cases. In the simplest terms possible, a conspiracy exists whenever two or more people agree to commit a criminal offense. Since most white collar crimes involve multiple actors, U.S. Attorney’s commonly utilize conspiracy

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A source close to the investigation against HSBC Holdings Plc said that the Department of Justice is looking to prosecute individual bankers. “I understand that they are meticulously doing interviews with one primary objective driven by the Justice Department on

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This past week the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the conviction of a man who exported thermal imaging cameras without proper licenses from the United States to China. Those who do not obtain such licenses from the United States

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