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U.S. v. Dmitry Firtash, also known as “Dmytro Firtash” and “DF,” Andras Knopp, Suren Gevorgyan, Gajendra Lal, also known as “Gaj,” Periyasamy Sunderalingam, also known as “Sunder,” K.V.P. Ramachandra Rao, as known as “KVP” and “Dr. K

 
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Gevorgyan, Suren
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DOJ Criminal
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June 20, 2013
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U.S. v. Dmitry Firtash, also known as “Dmytro Firtash” and “DF,” Andras Knopp, Suren Gevorgyan, Gajendra Lal, also known as “Gaj,” Periyasamy Sunderalingam, also known as “Sunder,” K.V.P. Ramachandra Rao, as known as “KVP” and “Dr. K
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U.S. v. Firtash, et al., No. 13-cr-515 (N.D. Ill. 2013)
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The bribery scheme involves the payment of approximately $18.5 million in bribes by one the Ukraine’s wealthiest men (Dmitry Firtash). Court documents also charge a sitting member of the Indian parliament for violations of other federal criminal laws (K.V.P. Ramachandra Rao). Each of the six defendants is a foreign national and majority of the scheme took place outside of the U.S.
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Minerals-Mining
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India
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2006; 2007; 2008; 2009; 2010
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Indian state legislators and other state officials, including the Chief Minister of the Indian State of Andhra Pradesh and a sitting member of the Indian parliament.
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On April 2, 2014 charges against Suren Gevorgyan, a Ukrainian national, for his alleged participation in a scheme that paid approximately $18.5 million in bribes to Indian state officials in exchange for mining licenses. The licenses would be used to develop a lucrative mining project that was expected to generate $500 million in annual sales of titanium products. Court documents provide that the titanium products would be sold to unnamed company (“Company A”) headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

According to the Indictment, Gevorgyan was responsible for: (i) traveling to meet with representatives of Company A in 2006 and 2007 to discuss the progress of the mining project; (ii) signing false documentation to execute wire transfers for payment of the bribes; (iii) monitoring the total bribe payments; and (iv) coordinating the payments to Indian officials.

The indictment against Gevorgyan and his codefendants was filed on June 20, 2013. To date, Gevorgyan remains at large
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Conspiracy - Anti-Bribery
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Money Laundering, RICO, Travel Act
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The indictment seeks the seizure of 41 different foreign bank accounts and the forfeiture of $10.59 million from the six defendants.
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10,590,000
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0
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Other Person
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Agent/Intermediary
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Foreign
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Ukraine
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Contract Procurement/Retention
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Not stated.
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Wire/check
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Direct
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18,500,000
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India
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Cyprus, Seychelles, Switzerland
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No
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No