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Transportation company to pay $2M in FCPA case

Jaclyn Jaeger | March 14, 2018

Transport Logistics International, a company that provides services for the transportation of nuclear materials to customers in the United States and abroad, agreed to pay a $2 million criminal penalty in connection with a scheme that involved the bribery of an official at a subsidiary of Russia’s State Atomic Energy Corporation, the Justice Department announced.

TLI entered into a deferred prosecution agreement (DPA) with the Department in connection with a criminal information filed in the District of Maryland charging the company with conspiracy to violate the anti-bribery provisions of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). In the DPA, TLI and the Department agreed that, because of the company’s financial inability to pay the penalty calculated under the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines, the appropriate criminal penalty is $2 million. 

As part of the agreement, TLI also committed to...

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