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Telenor Norway visited by police over Vimpelcom probe

Thursday 13 March 2014 | 13:28 CET | News
Telenor Norway has had a visit from the national financial crime investigation service Okokrim, Nettavisen reported, citing Dagens Naeringsliv. It said Okokrim is supporting probes in a number of European countries into telephone operators with interests in Uzbekistan. Marianne Djupesland of Okokrim's corruption team said the team is backing Swiss and Dutch authorities in their investigations into Vimpelcom, among other companies. Telenor owns 35.7 percent of Vimpelcom. Telenor CEO Jon Fredrik Baksaas declined to make any comment to Dagens Naeringsliv but spokesman Glen Mandelid told the

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