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US v. Alex Yakovlev

Case Conclusion Date: 03.09.2005

Practice Area: Federal crime

Outcome: Probation

Description: Alexander Yakovlev was a long-serving tenured member of the United Nations procurement department (since 1985). He was involved in the oil-for-food scandal and had other allegations of impropriety. He was accused by the investigators of taking nearly $1 million in bribes, which also includes alleged illicit dealings with Compass Group PLC's subsidiary Eurest Support Services (ESS) and its terminated CEO Peter R. Harris and senior executive Andy Seiwert.

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