Feds Think Small In Bribery Trial

Business groups and legal observers nationwide are closely monitoring a small family-owned Azusa company caught up in a foreign bribery trial that could be lethal for it and precedent-setting for others.

Executives at Lindsey Manufacturing Co. have been charged by U.S. prosecutors with paying off officials at a state-run electric utility in Mexico in order to win sales for their products….Analysts say if Lindsey executives are convicted in the trial, which has opening arguments set for Tuesday in Los Angeles federal court, it would put even the smallest companies on notice that they must keep close tabs on overseas operations.

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