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Court delivers longest FCPA sentence in history

Former telecommunications company president gets 15 years in prison

Experts weren’t kidding when they warned companies that the government is cracking down on executives who violate the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).

On Tuesday, a Florida district court sentenced Joel Esquenazi, the former president of Miami-based Terra Telecommunications Corp., to 15 years in prison for bribing foreign officials in Haiti. The prison term is the longest FCPA sentence ever.

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