F.B.I. Bribery Case Falls Apart and Raises Questions – NYTimes.com
From the New York Times:
The case — which was commonly called the African sting case — was a prominent piece of an increasingly aggressive, and increasingly successful, effort to bring indictments under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, which prohibits anyone with business in the United States from bribing foreign officials. Fifty-eight companies have handed over $3.74 billion in settlements to the government over the last four years; 78 others are under investigation and two dozen or so individuals are awaiting trial.