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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


Policewoman arrested in media bribes inquiry
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 19 2012

A serving policewoman has been arrested over allegations that journalists bribed police for information


London 2012 Olympic Games
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Global, United Kingdom
  • October 20 2011

Historically Olympic boxing competitions have battled repeated allegations of corruption


Investigation into alleged £2 billion UK-Saudi contract may be blocked
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Saudi Arabia, United Kingdom
  • October 20 2011

It has been alleged that bribes were accepted by the Saudi royal family from military defence company GPT, a British subsidiary of EADS, in return for securing a £2 billion Saudi Arabian contract to provide communications and cyberwarfare capability


News Corp
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • October 20 2011

U.S. Prosecutors have reportedly sent News Corp. a letter requesting information about alleged payments its U.K. tabloid newspapers made to British police for tips


Potato supplier paid bribes
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 22 2012

The finance director of Cambridge potato supplier, Greenvale AP, has been convicted of paying £5million worth of bribes to Sainsbury’s buyer, Mr John Maylam, in exchange for securing a £40 million pound contract


Former Metropolitan Police detective arrested
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 22 2012

A former Metropolitan Police detective has been arrested by police investigating illegal payments to public officials by journalists from News International


Senior BP executive allegedly took bribes
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 17 2012

BP’s global chartering manager, Mr Lars Dencker Nielsen, allegedly accepted cash payments in return for giving multi-million pound contracts to a shipping magnate


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


Journalists arrested for alleged bribes
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 21 2012

According to Scotland Yard, two journalists have been arrested by detectives investigating alleged corrupt payments to public officials