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Australian former executive charged with bribery offences over African plot – Sydney Morning Herald

The former executive for infrastructure giant Leighton has been charged on a second corruption-related charge after a series of investigations into the company…

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The US Department of Justice and Securities Exchange Commission has been probing Leighton alongside the federal police and has built a case that the Australian company breached American anti-corruption laws by paying suspected bribes to win large overseas contracts between 2009 and 2012. Firms found responsible in the US for similar offending can pay fines worth hundreds of millions of dollars.
In January, former Leighton Holdings chief operating officer David Savage was also charged over his alleged…

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