Finmeccanica

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India

Italian CEO arrested for bribes in Indian deal; why no probes on Indian side? Who received the bribe?

We had talked about how the helicopter deal to the Italian company Finmeccanica had massive bribery issues and investigation was going [http://www.patheos.com/blogs/drishtikone/corruption-charges-against-italian-chopper-company-in-india-brought-by-italian-authorities/] on in Italy.  It also came out in the investigations in Italy that the technical specifications were tweaked [http://www.patheos.com/

12 Feb 13 2 min read
Corruption

Tender Requirements for VVIP Chopper deal changed to give it to Italian firm

We saw recently [http://www.patheos.com/blogs/drishtikone/corruption-charges-against-italian-chopper-company-in-india-brought-by-italian-authorities/] that Italian chopper deal of Fe.. with India was in trouble in Italy because of corruption.  Now it comes out [http://www.indianexpress.com/news/chopper-deal-kickbacks-india-changed-tech-requirements-to-help-italian-firm/1024929/] that the requirements were tweaked to help this Italian firm win the contract!

01 Nov 12 1 min read
Corruption

Corruption Charges against Italian Chopper company in India brought by Italian authorities!

Deal after deal one finds corruption links back to ONE country – Italy.  Is it a mere coincidence? When even the source country – Italy – is investigating the corruption and pointing to Indian middlemen [http://www.indianexpress.com/news/lens-on-chopper-firm-s-india-head-over-commission/1021740/0] .. Indian Government is quiet. > The India head of helicopter manufacturer

26 Oct 12 1 min read

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