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Manhattan Moment: Committing bribery without knowing it

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In today's globalized economy, more and more U.S. businesses operate overseas. As such, they fall under the strictures of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, or FCPA, which forbids payments to "foreign officials" -- the idea being to prevent bribes. U.S. companies should not be permitted to bribe foreign officials, but U.S. prosecutors have pursued ever more expansive theories to...