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Entries in Pierre Duhaime (11)

Thursday
Oct022014

Swiss court accepts guilty plea from former SNC-Lavalin exec

Riadh Ben Aissa, from an SNC-Lavalin publicity photoSwitzerland's federal crime court accepted a plea deal Wednesday between prosecutors and Riadh Ben Aissa, SNC-Lavalin's former head of construction, and sentenced him to time served.

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Thursday
Sep112014

Former Dentons Canada partner charged with extortion, obstruction in SNC-Lavalin case

Police in Canada have charged a prominent lawyer who formerly headed the tax practice at the Montreal office of Dentons Canada LPP for an alleged plot against a potential witness in the sprawling corruption case involving the SNC-Lavalin Group and several former executives.

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Monday
Feb032014

More SNC-Lavalin execs face charges in ongoing corruption probe

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police in Montreal filed criminal charges against two former senior SNC-Lavalin executives on Friday.

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Monday
Sep302013

SNC-Lavalin says 32 employees requested amnesty

Scandal-plagued SNC-Lavalin said Monday that 32 employees came forward with requests under its corporate amnesty program between June 3 and August 31.

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Thursday
Jun202013

For corruption news, Canada rocks

Former Montreal mayor, Michael Applebaum (photo courtesy of Wikipedia)That's a ridiculous headline considering Canada's perennial top-ten ranking on the corruption perceptions index.

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Wednesday
May222013

Code cracked on SNC-Lavalin overseas bribes

An investigation by Canada's The Globe and Mail and CBC News has uncovered more dirt on troubled engineering giant, SNC-Lavalin. The investigation uncovered secret accounting codes that had been used for years to indicate bribes for contracts in Asia and Africa.

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Thursday
Apr182013

Ten-year World Bank debarment for SNC-Lavalin 

Canada's scandal-plagued SNC-Lavalin has been barred from World Bank-funded projects for ten years because of alleged corruption in Bangladesh, Cambodia, Libya, and Algeria.

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Tuesday
Feb122013

Pierre Duhaime pleads not guilty

The former CEO of SNC-Lavalin pleaded not guilty Monday to corruption charges.

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Monday
Jan282013

Police affidavit alleges massive SNC-Lavalin bribes in Libya

An affidavit prepared by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police alleges that a former SNC-Lavalin executive arranged more than $160 million in bribes to the son of former Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi in exchange for engineering contracts.

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Friday
Dec142012

Friday enforcement shorts

North America:
Mexico: Pemex Sues Siemens Claiming Bribery in Old Refinery Project
 
Petroleos Mexicanos, Mexico’s state-owned oil company, filed a $1.5 billion lawsuit against Siemens AG and South Korea-based SK Engineering & Construction Co., claiming the companies bribed Pemex officials to win and keep refinery construction projects in 1997.

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Thursday
Nov292012

Quebec police arrest ex-boss of SNC-Lavalin

The former CEO of Montréal-based engineering giant SNC-Lavalin was arrested Wednesday for fraud and forgery in connection with at least two projects.

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