On September 25 2015 Scottish network cabling company Brand-Rex Limited entered into a civil settlement with the Scottish Crown Office, admitting that it had failed to prevent bribery and had received an improper benefit in violation of Section 7 of the Bribery Act. Under the settlement order, Brand-Rex agreed to pay £212,800 – the amount of Brand-Rex's gross profit from the bribery scheme, which involved the use of a third party's travel tickets to influence the purchasing decisions of customers. In June 2015, following an internal investigation, Brand-Rex self-reported the misconduct to the Crown Office.(1)

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(1) Crown Office & Procurator Fiscal Service media release, "Glenrothes cabling company pays £212,800 after reporting itself for failing to prevent bribery by a third party" (September 25 2015), available at www.crownoffice.gov.uk/media-site/media-releases/1144-glenrothes-cabling-company-pays-212-800-after-reporting-itself-for-failing-to-prevent-bribery-by-a-third-party.

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