A Canadian manufacturing giant allegedly paid millions of dollars of bribes to win a contract in Azerbaijan--and then obstructed a World Bank investigation into its wrongdoing, according to internal World Bank documents obtained by the Globe and Mail last week.
A former sales manager for Bombardier Transportation, whose second instance corruption trail was to start in January, has emigrated back to Russia, news agency TT reported on Thursday.
Swedish authorities indicted on Friday a sales manager at Sweden’s Bombardier Transportation with bribery that helped the company win a US$ 350 million tender in Azerbaijan although it was the highest bidder.
A major Swedish engineering company, Bombardier Transportation AB, is suspected of channeling millions of dollars in bribes to unidentified Azerbaijani officials through a shadowy company registered in the United Kingdom.
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