Bribery, Fraud & Tax Evasion
A lawsuit against Victor Dahdaleh, a Canadian-British billionaire, for allegedly paying Â£39 million ($65 million) in bribes to win supply contracts worth Â£2 billion ($3.2 billion) from Aluminium Bahrain (Alba) has collapsed.
Ever wonder why it is that when a company gets caught lying to, and/or cheating investors that they so often settle the case quickly, agreeing to pay millions of dollars back but ''without admitting or denying'' they did anything wrong?
One of Washington's top lobbying operations will shut down at the end of the month because of its ties to disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff and former House majority leader Tom DeLay.
President George W Bush's administration, already on the back foot over its connections with the collapsed energy giant Enron, faces questions over a massive defence contract which aided an investment firm with Bush family links.