Texas Oil Drilling Firm Sued over Bribes in Saudi Arabia, Libya, 7 Other Countries
One of the world’s largest offshore drillers, Houston-based Pride International, has been accused of bribing governments all over the world, according to a shareholder lawsuit. The corporation announced on February 16 that it was creating a $56 million fund to cover penalties for violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act in Venezuela, Saudi Arabia, Libya, Kazakhstan, Angola, Mexico, Brazil and the Republic of the Congo.
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