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.
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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.
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police in Montreal filed criminal charges against two former senior SNC-Lavalin executives on Friday.
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.
The former CEO of SNC-Lavalin pleaded not guilty Monday to corruption charges.
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.
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.
The former CEO of Montréal-based engineering giant SNC-Lavalin was arrested Wednesday for fraud and forgery in connection with at least two projects.