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Dutch prosecutor calls for EUR 5 mln fine against Takilant

Friday 8 July 2016 | 10:57 CET | News
The Dutch public prosecutor has requested the maximum fine of EUR 4.74 million against the Gibraltar-based company Takilant for participating in bribery, fraud and money-laundering of around EUR 300 million. In addition, the prosecutor called for the 6 percent held by Talikant in a subsidiary of TeliaSonera to be seized, as it was used for bribery, and the illegally obtained profit of EUR 300 million to be withheld. An investigation by the Dutch financial crimes unit FIOD alleges that the money is the proceeds of an international bribery conspiracy involving Russian mobile operator VimpelCom,

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Categories: General
Companies: Telia / Vimpelcom
Countries: Netherlands / Uzbekistan
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