Settlements

ST-111
Bribery of Officials at Telecommunications D'Haiti (Haiti Teleco) / Patrick Joseph
Bribery of Officials at Telecommunications D'Haiti (Haiti Teleco)
United States
Department of Justice
Haiti
2012
02/08
None
Individual
Criminal
Guilty Plea
Criminal Forfeiture
$955,596.69
$0
$955,596.69
$0
Art.16, Art.23
Art. 1, Art. 7
Conspiracy to Commit Money Laundering
Conspiracy to Commit Money Laundering
Yes
In July 2012, as part of his February 8, 2012 plea agreement filed in US v. Patrick Joseph, Mr. Joseph, was sentenced on one one count conspiracy to commit money laundering and forfeited $955,596.69 in criminal proceeds. (Source: US v. Joseph, Case No. 1:09-cr-21010-JEM (S.D. Fla.), Plea Agreement filed February 8, 2012; Order of Forfeiture filed on July 6, 2012 and Judgment filed July 10, 2012.) According to the Superseding Indictment in the same case, Mr. Joseph had been the Director General of Haiti Teleco from 2001-2003, and had allegedly conspired with others to conceal bribery proceeds. (Source: US v. Cruz, et al, Case No. 1:09-cr-21010-JEM (S.D. Fla.), Superseding Indictment filed July 13, 2011.)