If a person or business is caught partaking in corrupt business practices, there will be certain ramifications for such conduct. Illegal business practice is seen as a Federal crime, and therefore, all states have the same general laws by which they must abide.
In terms of punishment, different corrupt business actions will warrant different types of punishment. Types of corrupt business practices include: business fraud, extortion, and money laundering. The degree of the crime and punishment.
Regardless of the action, the individual in charge will be tried in a Federal court. The typical results of corrupt business practices include: jail time, fines, and repayment of any damages that have been caused. Generally speaking, the business will be audited and have to present documentation of all business actions for a specific time period.