United States v. Stuart Carson, et al.

Case materials from the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) prosecution of Stuart Carson, United States v. Stuart Carson, et al., No. 8:09-cr-00077-JVS.

Brief filed: 06/14/2012


United States v. Stuart Carson, et al.

C.D. Cal.; Case No. 8:09-cr-00077-JVS


Control Components Inc. (CCI), a California based company, plead guilty in July 2009 to violations of the FCPA and the Travel Act. The government indicted CCI and some of its former employees for allegedly engaging in “a conspiracy to secure contracts by paying bribes to officials of foreign state-owned companies as well as officers and employees of foreign and domestic private companies” in about 36 countries. Seven defendants were convicted and received varying sentences ranging from home detention to more than three months incarceration.

Unavailable documents
  • Tentative Order Denying Motion to Dismiss Indictment (May 14, 2012)
  • Superseding Indictment of Paul Cosgrove (May 25, 2012)

More Stuart and Rose Carson documents from DOJ


"Recent Sentencing Activity," FCPA Professor Blog, April 30, 2013.

"DOJ recommends no jail for three CCI execs," FCPA Blog, February 7, 2013.

"Control Components CEO, Sales Manager Sentenced in FCPA Case," The Wall Street Journal, November 9, 2012.

"Edmonds [Final Defendant in Carson Case] Pleads Guilty As Trial Nears," FCPA Professor Blog, June 18, 2012.

"Guilty Plea in FCPA Case a Rare Victory for Government," The National Law Journal, May 31, 2012.

"Judge Selna Rejects State Actor Theory – [Denies Defense Motions to Suppress and Dismiss]," FCPA Professor, May 16, 2012. 

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"Husband And Wife Plead Guilty To FCPA Violations," The Wall Street Journal, April 17, 2012.

"Defendants in Carson FCPA Case File Two New Motions Attacking DOJ's Relationship With Their Corporation (Who Has Cooperated)," Federal Securities Law Blog, March 6, 2012

"In Carson Case, DOJ Agrees 'Foreign Official' Knowledge Is Required," FCPA Blog, September 27, 2011

"Judge Denies Travel Act Challenge," FCPA Blog, August 15, 2011

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"Carson 'Foreign Official' Challenge Moves To Jury Instructions," FCPA Professor, July 5, 2011