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London 2012 Olympic Games

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • Global, United Kingdom
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  • October 20 2011

Historically Olympic boxing competitions have battled repeated allegations of corruption

British firm accused of paying a £14.4m bribe

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • June 22 2012

The Serious Fraud Office is investigating claims that a supplier of communications equipment to the Saudi national guard, GPT Special Project Management, made payments totaling £14.4m to a Cayman Islands company, Simec International, between July 2007 and July 2010

First prosecution under the Bribery Act 2010 reaches the Court of Appeal

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • August 21 2012

Further to the September 2011 edition of the Digest, the Court of Appeal has reduced Mr Munir Patel’s sentence

Rail executive and wife commit suicide after being caught taking bribes

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • January 19 2012

Following the conclusion of criminal proceedings and the recent lifting of reporting restrictions, it is reported that a railway executive, Mr Anthony Burgess, and his wife, Mrs Marian Burgess, killed themselves at their home in January 2009, after Mr Burgess allegedly took bribes from two contractors

Former CEO of Alba charged with corruption and money laundering

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • March 19 2012

Further to the article contained in the November 2011 edition of the Corruption Digest, former CEO of Alba, Mr Bruce Allan Hall, has been extradited from Australia and charged with corruption offences in relation to contracts for the supply of goods and services to a Bahraini company between 1998 and 2006

Tabloid journalist approved bribe for prison guard

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • February 20 2012

A former features editor of the News of the World, Mr Matt Nixson allegedly approved a bribe for a prison guard to gather information on the convicted child killer, Ian Huntley

Sainsbury’s potato scandal

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • July 19 2012

Further to the June edition of the Corruption Digest, potato buyer, Mr John Maylam, has been sentenced to four years imprisonment for corruption and acquiring criminal property

Two senior Conservative councillors held in bribery investigation

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • February 20 2012

Two senior councillors have been arrested on suspicion of corruption in a public office

Former prison officer arrested for alleged bribes

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • July 19 2012

A former prison officer and three others have been arrested for allegedly making payments to public officials

Further arrests in tabloid bribery investigation

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 19 2012

Further to articles contained in the November 2011, January 2012 and February 2012 editions of the Corruption Digest, five more employees of The Sun newspaper have been arrested for alleged bribes to police and other officials