Tuesday, June 3, 2008

AGA Medical Corp. Gets Deferred Prosecution Agreement on FCPA Matter

A DOJ Press Release reports that "AGA Medical Corporation (AGA), a privately-held medical device manufacturer, has agreed to pay a $2 million criminal penalty in connection with corrupt payments to Chinese government officials in violation of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)."  The 2 count Information filed by the government "charges AGA with one count of conspiring to make bribe payments to Chinese officials and one count of violating the FCPA in connection with the authorization of specific corrupt payments to officials in China." 

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