Alstom facing further charges in SFO inquiry

first_imgThursday 16 April 2015 9:23 pm FRENCH engineering group Alstom is facing further corruption charges filed by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) as part of its ongoing investigation.Both Alstom Network UK, a subsidiary of Alstom, and Michael John Anderson, a UK resident who was previously business development director for Alstom Transport in France, have been charged with two corruption offences and two offences of conspiracy to corrupt.The allegations centre around the supply of trains to the Budapest Metro, and the offences are said to have taken place between January 2006 and October 2007. The fraud office announced yesterday that the charges had been brought against the company and one of its employees in what it called “phase three” of its inquiry.The case will begin at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on 12 May.The SFO began investigating the company in 2009 as a result of information it received from the Swiss Attorney General. Last July, the watchdog charged Alstom and two former employees with corruption in India, Poland and Tunisia. That case is due to go to trial in May next year. Share whatsapp Alstom facing further charges in SFO inquiry Express KCS Tags: NULL Show Comments ▼ Read This NextThe Truth About Bottled Water – Get the Facts on Drinking Bottled WaterGayot’A Quiet Place Part II’ Sets Pandemic Record in Debut WeekendFamily ProofHiking Gadgets: Amazon Deals Perfect For Your Next AdventureFamily ProofIndian Spiced Vegetable Nuggets: Recipes Worth CookingFamily ProofAmazon roars for MGM’s lion, paying $8.45 billion for studio behind JamesFamily ProofCheese Crostini: Delicious Recipes Worth CookingFamily ProofHomemade Tomato Soup: Delicious Recipes Worth CookingFamily ProofChicken Bao: Delicious Recipes Worth CookingFamily ProofWhat is ‘Ranked-Choice Voting,’ the New System for New York’s MayoralFamily Proof whatsapplast_img

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