Asset Recovery Watch

ARW-119
Mabey & Johnson (Jamaica)
United Kingdom
Unspecified
Jamaica
2007
Art.16
Yes
Criminal Prosecution; Criminal Restitution
Unknown
Unspecified but cooperation in the investigation
The Serious Fraud Office cited Mabey and Johnson's guilty plea and cooperation. (Source: UK Serious Fraud Office Press Release, "Mabey & Johnson Ltd sentencing," September 25, 2009.)
Completed
Assets Returned to Victim or Requesting Jurisdiction
$225,546
No
N/A

According to to a UK Parliamentary committee report, the Serious Fraud Office informed the committee that it was the agency's understanding that Mabey and Johnson had made reparation payments to "the Jamaican customer." (Source: UK House of Commons International Development, Financial Crime and Development, Eleventh Report of Session 2010-12, Volume 1, at Ev38.) On September 25, 2009, Mabey and Johnson was ordered to pay in reparations of GBP 139,000 to Jamaica, for bribes paid to a Jamaican official. (Source: UK Serious Fraud Office Press Release, "Mabey & Johnson Ltd sentencing," September 25, 2009, and Prosecution Opening Notes).

Unknown as to Jamaican Public Officials. Unknown as to Ghanian public officials. According to a September 25, 2009 press release by the UK's Serious Fraud Office, Mabey & Johnson appeared before the Southwark Crown Court that day to be sentenced for admitted offences of overseas corruption offences and breaching UN sanctions. (Source: UK Serious Fraud Office Press Release, "Mabey & Johnson Ltd sentencing," September 25, 2009.)

UK Serious Fraud Office
Crown Prosecution Service
Southwark Crown Court
Director of Public Prosecutions, Office of the Contractor General