Former ITXC Corporation Executives Sentenced for Conspiring to Violate the FCPA

22 September 2008 Publication

In September 2008, Steven Ott and Roger Michael Young, two former executives of global communications company ITXC Corporation, were sentenced for their roles in a foreign bribery scheme. Ott and Young pleaded guilty to conspiring to violate the FCPA and admitted that between 1999 - 2004 they conspired with each other and other former company employees and officers to make improper payments to employees of state-owned telecommunications carriers in Nigeria, Rwanda and Senegal to obtain and retain contracts for ITCX. Ott was sentenced to serve five years probation, including six months in a community confinement center and six months home confinement, and ordered to pay a $10,000 fine. Young was also sentenced to serve five years probation, including three months in a community confinement center and three months of home confinement, and ordered to pay a $7,000 fine. According to the DOJ, both individuals received a reduced sentence based on their cooperation with the ongoing investigation into the bribery scheme. A third defendant, Yaw Osei Amoako, also pleaded guilty to the same charges and was previously sentenced to 18 months in prison (as well as two years of supervised release following his prison term) and ordered to pay a $7,500 fine.


RCE PTA Carve-Out Resumes After Interference
18 September 2019
The Ninth Circuit Expected to Rule that Doctors Can Be Wrong in the Winter v. Gardens False Claims Act Case
18 September 2019
Legal News: Government Enforcement Defense & Investigations
Upcoming Webinar: Maximizing Solar Tax Credits - Navigating the Start of Construction Rules (Part 1)
17 September 2019
Renewable Energy Outlook
When Birds Finally Find a Nest
17 September 2019
Dashboard Insights
Lacktman, Ferrante Cited in mHealth Intelligence About Ryan Haight Act
19 September 2019
mHealth Intelligence
Tinnen Discusses How Viewpoint Diversity Helps Businesses Thrive
18 September 2019
Vernaglia Comments on AHA v Azar Decision
18 September 2019
MedPage Today
Lach Comments on Launch of New Group
16 September 2019
BizTimes Milwaukee
MedTech Impact Expo & Conference
13-15 December 2019
Las Vegas, NV
Review of 2020 Medicare Changes for Telehealth
11 December 2019
Member Call
BRG Healthcare Leadership Conference
06 December 2019
Washington, D.C.
CTeL Telehealth Fall Summit 2019
04-06 December 2019
Washington, D.C.