New FCPA lawsuit could be tainted by hidden evidence, warns Atty

By Chris Villani (June 9, 2022, 1:24 p.m. EDT) – Federal prosecutors are sitting on evidence that could cast doubt on their claims that a lawyer and a retired Army colonel conspired to bribe officials Haitians to approve an $84 million port project, the lawyer said ahead of an upcoming trial.

In a motion filed Wednesday evening, Richard Boncy, who is to stand trial alongside retired Colonel Joseph Baptiste, argued that the government failed to turn over potentially exculpatory evidence in the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act case, l ‘forcing to ask U.S. District Judge Allison D. Burroughs for an assist.

Boncy and Baptiste were convicted once, but Judge Burroughs…

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