In March 2012, there were at least 78 corporations in the United States that were under active investigation by the U.S. Attorney Generals Office for possible violations of anti-bribery laws.
In a span of 4 years leading up to 2012, up to 58 companies in the United States paid a total of $3.74 Billion to settle charges of corruption and bribery. Between 2009 and 2012, a total of 67 people have been formally charged for corruption and bribery, and 42 have been convicted.
In 2003, not a single person was charged for corruption and bribery activities in the U.S.
Source: Leslie Wayne, “Hits, and Misses, in a War on Bribery,” New York Times, March 10, 2012.