Whistleblower News: Ericsson To Plead Guilty And Pay Over $206M Following Breach Of 2019 FCPA Deferred Prosecution Agreement, SEC Charges Rio Tinto Plc With Bribery Controls Failures

Ericsson to Plead Guilty and Pay Over $206M Following Breach of 2019 FCPA Deferred Prosecution Agreement


Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (Ericsson), a multinational telecommunications company headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, has agreed to plead guilty and pay a criminal penalty of more than $206 million after breaching a 2019 Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA). read more »

SEC Charges Rio Tinto plc with Bribery Controls Failures


The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced charges against global mining and metals company, Rio Tinto plc, for violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) arising out of a bribery scheme involving a consultant in Guinea. The company has agreed to pay a $15 million civil penalty to settle the SEC’s charges. read more »