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FBI Steps Up Vigilance on Foreign Bribery

FEBRUARY 08, 2010 by SHELDON RICHMAN

“Federal authorities want companies to know that the cost of paying bribes to win overseas contracts is growing steeper by the day. …[T]he Foreign Corrupt Practices Act … bars companies from bribing government officials to win lucrative contracts and other favorable treatment.” (Washington Post, Monday)

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SHELDON RICHMAN

Sheldon Richman is the former editor of The Freeman and TheFreemanOnline.org, and a contributor to The Concise Encyclopedia of Economics. He is the author of Separating School and State: How to Liberate America's Families.

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