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U.S. v. Thomas Farrell

 
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Farrell, Thomas
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DOJ Criminal
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March 10, 2003
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U.S. v. Thomas Farrell
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U.S. v. Thomas Farrell, No. 03-cr-290 (S.D.N.Y. 2003)
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Energy (Non-Utility)-Oil & Gas-Exploration/Production
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Azerbaijan
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1997; 1998; 1999
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A senior Azeri government official; senior official of State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic ("SOCAR"); two senior officials of Azerbaijan's State Property Committee.
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Thomas Farrell worked with Viktor Kozeny, the alleged mastermind of a bribery scheme to profit from the privatization of Azerbaijan state assets. Specifically, Farrell was an employee of Kozeny's companies Oily Rock and Minaret.

According to the government, Farrell supervised the purchasing of privatization vouchers and options and safeguarded them in a company safe in Baku, Azerbaijan. Farrell made protection payments and supervised couriers who provided security services in the safeguarding of vouchers.

Thomas Farrell pleaded guilty to FCPA and conspiracy charges in 2003. In June 2009, Farrell testified against one of Kozeny's co-defendants, Frederic Bourke Jr. who was ultimately convicted of violating the FCPA.

On April 24, 2013, Farrell was sentenced to time served.
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Anti-bribery (Domestic Concern), Conspiracy - Anti-Bribery
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Plea
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Not stated.
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0
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Agent of Domestic Concern, Domestic Concern
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Director
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U.S.
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Legislation
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Not stated.
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Cash, Entertainment, Gifts, Meals, Travel, Wire/check
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Direct, Family Member
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300,000,000
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Azerbaijan
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Azerbaijan, Netherlands, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates, United States
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No