Biz Jet http://publicradiotulsa.org en Tulsa company to pay $11.8 million fine in Latin America bribes case http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/tulsa-company-pay-118-million-fine-latin-america-bribes-case <div><p>MEXICO CITY (AP) &mdash; A U.S. aviation company has agreed to pay an $11.8 million fine to settle a corruption case that alleges its employees bribed government officials in Mexico and Panama to secure contracts to maintain government aircraft in both countries.</p><p>The U.S. Department of Justice says in a Wednesday statement that Tulsa, Okla.-based BizJet International Sales and Support Inc. also reached an agreement with authorities to defer prosecution for three years.</p><p>Mexico&#39;s Attorney General&#39;s Office says it has opened its own investigation.</p> Thu, 15 Mar 2012 16:39:17 +0000 John Durkee & Associated Press 14926 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Tulsa company to pay $11.8 million fine in Latin America bribes case