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Corrupt organizations expect employees to parrot one set of values, while at the same time understanding that the real priority is to subvert these values by paying bribes to win business, or looking the other way when issues arise. This mixed messaging creates a level of ambiguity, which you see clearly in the use of euphemism, code words and metaphors in many corruption cases.
Let's go straight to some news from beyond America's shores during the past year.
Canadian engineering and construction giant SNC-Lavalin said Thursday the company and two subsidiaries have been charged with criminal corruption and fraud.
Canada's biggest engineering and construction firm is recovering more than $13 million, claiming it was a victim of alleged bribes paid to the son of former Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi.
A Dhaka court Monday acquitted all the seven defendants accused of taking bribes from Canandian engineering and construction giant SNC-Lavalin in connection with the Padma Bridge Project.
Switzerland'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.
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.
A former vice president of SNC-Lavalin wanted in Canada on bribery charges has agreed to a deal with Swiss prosecutors that could lead to his extradition.
The private sector has long been a critical partner for the World Bank Group, providing necessary goods and services to countries in need while stimulating economies by creating new jobs.
Business has benefited from World Bank Group-financed contracts and the enhanced image and credibility that come from working on projects that help the greater good.
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police in Montreal filed criminal charges against two former senior SNC-Lavalin executives on Friday.