N.Y. foundation CEO to plead guilty in U.N. bribery case: source

miércoles 20 de enero de 2016 11:21 GYT

NEW YORK Jan 20 (Reuters) - The head of a New York-based foundation accused of participating in a scheme to bribe a former United Nations General Assembly president is expected to plead guilty on Wednesday, a person familiar with the matter said.

Sheri Yan, who was the chief executive of the Global Sustainability Foundation, would become the second defendant to plead guilty in connection with an alleged conspiracy to bribe John Ashe, the former General Assembly president, the person said. (Reporting by Nate Raymond in New York; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)