Brief filed: 11/19/2010
- First Superseding Indictment (Oct. 1, 2008)
- Post-Indictment Restraining Order (Nov. 6, 2008)
- Second Superseding Indictment (March 11, 2009)
- Govt Trial Memorandum and Exhibit (July 30, 2009)
- Joint, Government, and Defense Proposed Jury Instructions (Aug. 13, 2009)
- Jury Instructions (Sept. 11, 2009)
- Response and Objections To Pre-Sentence Report As To Defendant Gerald Green (Dec. 14, 2009)
- Combined Sentencing Position for Defendants and Sentencing Memorandum (Jan. 14, 2010)
- Supplemental Sentencing Information Responding to Government's Continuing Citation to Other FCPA Sentencings (Aug. 10, 2010)
- Memorandum In Response To Defendants' Supplemental Sentencing Information (Aug. 11, 2010)
- General Order of Forfeiture As To Defendants Gerald Green and Patricia Green (Aug. 13, 2010)
- Notice of Appeal of Sentence (Oct. 8, 2010)
- Motion to Substitute Assets To Money Judgments of Forfeiture (Nov. 19, 2010)
United States v. Gerald Green and Patricia Green
C.D. Cal.; Case No. 2:08-00059-GW
The Greens, owners of Los-Angeles-based Film Festival Management, Inc., were convicted after a jury trial in the Central District of California in September 2009 of conspiracy to violate the FCPA, violating the FCPA, committing money laundering, and other charges relating to bribes paid to government officials. The government alleged that the Greens paid government officials in Thailand in order to secure contracts to manage and operate Thailand’s yearly Bangkok International Film Festival and other contracts. In August 2010, U.S. District Court Judge George Wu sentenced the Greens to 6 months imprisonment, plus three years supervised release, and ordered to pay $250,000 each in restitution. Initially the government sought a higher sentence on appeal, but then dismissed its 9th Circuit appeal in August 2011. The Greens’ prison terms are the most lenient in the recent FCPA cases.
More Gerald and Patricia Green documents from DOJ
"Green Restitution Order Stands ... For Now," FCPA Professor, July 12, 2013.
"Prosecutors Drop Appeal of Short Sentence in Green FCPA Case," Securities Law Blog, August 29, 2011.
"Greens Get Six Months In Jail," The FCPA Blog, August 13, 2010.
"Verdict In ... Green's Found Guilty," FCPA Professor, September 14, 2009. [More coverage]
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