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Chevron Offering Bribes to Ecuadorian Judges, Investigation Reveals

21 January 2013 | Amazon Defense Coalition

Quito, Ecuador – New evidence suggests that Chevron CEO John Watson has resorted to authorizing the offering of lucrative benefits packages to former Ecuadorian judges in return for false testimony designed to undermine the environmental trial that led to a $19 billion verdict against the company.     More »

Villagers Accuse U.S. Judge of Bias in $19 Billion Ecuador Lawsuit

17 January 2013 | Amazon Defense Coalition

New York, NY – U.S. federal judge Lewis A. Kaplan is again denying due process and improperly acting as "the world's judicial police" to help Chevron try to block a $19 billion environmental judgment in Ecuador, says a new analysis by representatives of the Ecuadorians.     More »

Chevron Deceiving SEC and Shareholders Over $19 Billion Ecuador Liability, Says New Report

14 January 2013 | Amazon Defense Coalition

New York, NY – Chevron's CEO John Watson and his management team are continuing to publish false and materially misleading information to government regulators and shareholders regarding the enormous risks posed by the company’s failure to pay a $19 billion environmental damages judgment in Ecuador.     More »

Chevron Star "Witness" Worked On Fraudulent Remediation In Ecuador

19 December 2012 | Amazon Defense Coalition

Washington, DC – Chevron's new star "witness" in Ecuador, Fernando Reyes, worked for the oil giant on its fraudulent remediation in the mid-1990s and later lied in his affidavit, according to a blog by the rainforest communities who won a $19.04 billion judgment against the company.     More »

Chevron Witness Faces Defamation Lawsuit In Ecuador for Lying In Sworn Affidavit, Lawyers Say

15 December 2012 | Amazon Defense Coalition

Quito, Ecuador – An oil industry "witness" that Chevron unveiled this week will face a defamation lawsuit in Ecuador for lying in a sworn affidavit and for participating in the company's fraudulent remediation to evade a $19 billion liability, say representatives of the villagers who brought the lawsuit.     More »

Chevron Trying to Block Release of Documents Related to Its Corruption in Ecuador, Records Show

14 December 2012 | Amazon Defense Coalition

Washington, DC – As part of his ongoing campaign to mislead shareholders, Chevron CEO John Watson is engaged in a wide-ranging litigation strategy to use courts to block the release of internal company documents that would shed light on the oil giant’s fraud and corruption that led to a $19 billion liability in Ecuador, court records show.     More »

Chevron Stock Down Because of $19 Billion Ecuador Judgment, Analyst Concludes

3 December 2012 | Amazon Defense Coalition

New York, NY – Chevron's stock price is down because of the company's failure to properly contain the fallout from its $19 billion Ecuador liability.     More »

Confronted Publicly, Chevron CEO John Watson Misleads Shareholders over $19 Billion Ecuador Liability

30 November 2012 | Amazon Defense Coalition

New York, NY – Confronted publicly about a $19 billion Ecuador liability for causing environmental damage, Chevron CEO John Watson continued an increasingly personal campaign to mislead shareholders and hide his personal conflicts of interest over the case, representatives of the rainforest communities charged.     More »

Chevron Threatens to Shut Down Argentina Operations Over Ecuador Lawsuit

20 November 2012 | Amazon Defense Coalition

Buenos Aires, Argentina – In a clear effort to apply political pressure to judges, Chevron is threatening to bankrupt the company's subsidiaries in Argentina unless an asset freeze order issued against $2 billion of the oil giant's assets is lifted, according to news reports.     More »

Argentina Freeze Order Devastating for Chevron, Gibson Dunn

19 November 2012 | Amazon Defense Coalition

New York, NY – A court order freezing Chevron assets in Argentina represents yet another devastating setback for the oil giant and its lead American law firm Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, according to a new blog posted on The Chevron Pit.     More »