From ProPublica and PBS's Frontline's article, "U.S. Targets Overseas Bribery; KBR Exec's Plea Widens Probe":

Albert Jack Stanley, right, and his lawyers walk into the federal courthouse in Houston, Texas. (Credit: PBS's Frontline)In the world of Big Oil, Albert "Jack" Stanley was legendary for winning billion-dollar contracts in third world countries, the Halliburton executive who knew all the secrets of deals in places like Malaysia, Egypt and Yemen.

In the wake of his admission in a guilty plea last week that he resorted to bribes, kickbacks and high-level corruption to secure deals in Nigeria, however, Stanley now lies at the center of a widening scandal in the oil industry that has implications for corporations and governments across the globe.

Read the full story from ProPublica and PBS's Frontline.

Watch video from PBS's Frontline of Stanley walking into court.

And check out some resources on the case against Stanley below.

U.S. v. Albert Jackson Stanley

SEC v. Albert Jackson Stanley