Former Vans shoes exec sentenced on bribe charges


By Howard Breuer LOS ANGELES, April 25 (Reuters) - A former vice president of shoemaker Vans Inc. and a former consultant to the company were each sentenced on Monday to nearly six years in prison for taking $4.7 million in bribes from Chinese factories. Scott Brabson, 50, of Goleta, California, and Jay Rosendahl, 48, of Lake Oswego, Oregon, agreed to plea bargains after the government showed Brabson fabricated internal e-mails that implicated other company officials and created the ...

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