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In re CDM Smith Inc.

 
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CDM Smith Inc.
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DOJ Criminal
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June 29, 2017
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In re CDM Smith Inc.
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In re CDM Smith Inc. (2017)
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Engineering Services
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India
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2011 - 2015
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Officials from the National Highways Authority of India; Unnamed officials from the Indian state of Goa
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CDM Smith Inc. is a privately held construction and engineering firm incorporated and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts.

According to the DOJ, from 2011 until 2015, employees of CDM Smith’s wholly owned Indian subsidiary bribed officials in the National Highways Authority of India in exchange for contracts from the authority. The alleged bribes generally ranged from 2% to 4% of the contract price and were paid through fraudulent subcontractors. In addition, the DOJ claims that CDM Smith’s Indian subsidiary paid $25,000 to local officials in the Indian state of Goa to connection with a water project contract.

On June 29, 2017, the DOJ announced that it would decline to charge CDM Smith for violations to the FCPA, subject to the company’s willingness to disgorge $4,037,138 in illicit profits. The declination was offered as part of the DOJ’s FCPA Pilot Program
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Anti-bribery (Domestic Concern)
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Disgorgement
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4,037,138
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0
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Domestic Concern
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U.S.
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United States
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Contract Procurement/Retention
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Not stated.
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Subcontractor, Subsidiary Company
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Not stated.
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India
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No
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Yes