Named: defence executives who signed off ‘corrupt’ payments
One company chief embroiled in claims over Saudi bribes is former MoD civil servantBy Frederika Whitehead and Guy Eaton | 31 August 2012
Each of the three GPT executives who approved payments that are at the centre of an SFO investigation declined to comment to Exaro
Three executives at a UK defence contractor in Saudi Arabia who between them allegedly approved £14.5 million of irregular payments are today named by Exaro.
They had senior roles with the prime contractor on a huge contract to overhaul the Saudi national guard’s communications systems, with one previously being a civil servant at the Ministry of Defence.
A financial officer’s schedule showed payments to two mysterious offshore companies, and detailing luxury cars given to the commander of the signal corps at the Saudi national guard and his deputy.
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