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Costa Rica's ICE sues Alcatel-Lucent over civil racketeering

Saturday 8 May 2010 | 03:52 CET | News
Costa Rica state-owned operator Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE) has filed a complaint in the Miami-Dade County Circuit Court, Florida, against Alcatel Lucent and other related parties. The complaint includes claims for violations of civil racketeering and other laws of Florida in connection with Alcatel Lucent's bribery and corruption of Costa Rican officials to secure telecommunications contracts with ICE. The lawsuit could allow ICE to recover three times the amount of its damages. Ice alleges that Alcatel Lucent's bribery and corruption in Costa Rica was partially directed

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Categories: General
Companies: Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad
Countries: Costa Rica / United States
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