Sunday, February 17, 2008
A DOJ press release tells of their recent "agreement with Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation (Wabtec) regarding improper payments to government officials in India in violation of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act." The release states that
"[t]he agreement requires that Wabtec pay a $300,000 penalty, implement rigorous internal controls, and cooperate fully with the Department. The agreement acknowledges Wabtec’s voluntary disclosure and thorough self-investigation of the underlying conduct, the full cooperation provided by the company to the Department, and the remedial efforts undertaken by the company."