Petrobras Denouement: Fixer Zwi Skornicki Gets Probation and a $50K Fine from the E.D.N.Y.

Zwi Skornicki, a consultant who funneled bribes to Petrobras officials to win business for his clients, was recently sentenced to just 18 months of probation and a fine of $50,000. Although the U.S. sentence is seemingly light, Skornicki’s experience – and the amount of information he provided to various authorities – is a reminder of the risks associated with using third-party consultants. See “Petrobras Finally Inks Deal With SEC and DOJ to Resolve Allegations of Systemic Bribery” (Oct. 17, 2018).

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