Miami Businessman Sentenced to 57 Months for Bribery Scheme

03 August 2010 Publication

On July 30, 2010, Juan Diaz, a Miami businessman, was sentenced to 57 months in prison for his role in a conspiracy to pay bribes to former officials of the Republic of Haiti. Juan Diaz was also ordered to serve three years supervised release following his prison term and pay $73,824 in restitution and forfeit $1,028,851.

Diaz pleaded guilty on May 15, 2009, to a one-count criminal information charging conspiracy to violate the FCPA’s antibribery provisions and money laundering law for his role in an improper payment scheme involving employees of Telecommunications D'Haiti ("Haiti Teleco"). For more information on this plea, see our previous post.