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Vimpelcom faces investigation over Uzbekistan activities

Wednesday 12 March 2014 | 09:25 CET | News
Vimpelcom announced it faces investigations in the US and the Netherlands into its activities in Uzbekistan. The company said it received a letter from US Securities and Exchange Commission stating that it's conducting an investigation related to Vimpelcom and requesting documents. Also, the company's headquarters in Amsterdam were visited by representatives of the Dutch authorities, including the Dutch public prosecutor office, who obtained documents and informed the company that it was the focus of a criminal investigation in the Netherlands. The investigations "appear to be concerned with

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