Ex-Unaoil Manager Sentenced To 5 Years In SFO Bribery Case

Law360, London (July 23, 2020, 1:18 PM BST) -- A judge sentenced a former oil consultant to five years in prison on Thursday for his "leading role" in bribing an Iraqi official to help clients win lucrative contracts in the country after the fall of Saddam Hussein.

A former manager at the Monaco-based oil consultancy was part of an "inner circle" who bribed a public official in Iraq, a judge at Southwark Crown Court has said. (AP) Judge Martin Beddoe said at Southwark Crown Court that Ziad Akle, a former manager at Unaoil, a Monaco-based oil consulting firm, was part of an "inner circle" of employees who bribed a public official to corrupt...

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