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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


Four plead guilty in £16 million corruption trial
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 19 2012

Following a joint investigation by the Serious Fraud Office and the Ministry of Defence Police, Mr James McGeown, Mr William Marks, Mr John Symington and Ms Carol Kealey have admitted their involvement in a case that involved the use of bribes to obtain £16.2 million worth of CCTV contracts in Northern Ireland


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


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


Two African subsidaries of Oxford University Press blacklisted
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 19 2012

Oxford University Press’ Kenyan and Tanzanian subsidiaries allegedly made improper payments to government officials in relation to the supply of school books


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


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


“SFO confidential” is now live
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 22 2011

The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) is an independent Government department that investigates and prosecutes serious or complex fraud, and corruption


Two more charged in Innospec probe
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 22 2011

Former chief executive of Associated Octel Corp. (subsequently renamed Innospec Ltd), Mr Dennis Kerrison, and his successor, Mr Paul Jennings, were charged at a London court with two counts of conspiracy to corrupt


£70 million contracts corruption case
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 20 2012

Four men have been found guilty of allegedly conspiring to corruptly obtain payments in return for supplying confidential information about a number of high value oil and gas engineering projects