Indictment Handed out in Alleged Russian Bribery and Uranium One Scandal
Mark Lambert, the aforementioned former co-president of the company specializing in nuclear transportation services in the United States and abroad was charged “one count of conspiracy to violate the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and to commit wire fraud, seven counts of violating the FCPA, two counts of wire fraud and one count of international promotion money laundering," according to a Department of Justice report. The company's name was withheld from that report.
The DOJ press release, issued Friday, goes on to say, “The charges stem from an alleged scheme to bribe Vadim Mikerin, a Russian official atJSC Techsnabexport (TENEX), a subsidiary of Russia’s State Atomic Energy Corporation and the sole supplier and exporter of Russian Federation uranium and uranium enrichment services to nuclear power companies worldwide, in order to secure contracts with TENEX."
"According to the indictment, beginning at least as early as 2009 and continuing until October 2014, Lambert conspired with others at “Transportation Corporation A” to make corrupt and fraudulent bribery and kickback payments to offshore bank accounts associated with shell companies, at the direction of, and for the benefit of, a Russian official, Vadim Mikerin, in order to secure improper business advantages and obtain and retain business with TENEX.”