U.S. District Court Judge Richard Leon declared a mistrial this afternoon in a sprawling foreign bribery sting case that involved allegations of a corrupt deal to sell $15 million in supplies to the defense minister of Gabon. The high-profile trial against four of the 22 individuals caught up in the sting began on May 17. The jury began deliberations on June 28. Following the announcement, Justice Department prosecutor Joey Lipton told the court that the government intends to retry the case.
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