Britain's corruption investigator Wednesday said it was continuing to probe individuals involved in a Rolls-Royce Holdings PLC bribery case after the U.S. Department of Justice brought charges against five individuals.
U.S. prosecutors on Tuesday unsealed charges against two former executives of the U.K. company, a former employee, a former intermediary in Kazakhstan and an executive of an international engineering consulting firm.
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Britain's Serious Fraud Office Wednesday said its "investigation in respect of the conduct of individuals in Rolls-Royce Civil, Defence, Marine and former Energy Divisions continues." It added that it continued to cooperate with U.S. authorities in parallel investigations.
The actions came after Rolls-Royce, best known for making aircraft engines for Boeing Co. (BA) and Airbus SE (AIR.FR), in January agreed to pay more than $800 million in penalties to U.S., British and Brazilian authorities for wrongdoing that spanned decades and took place in multiple jurisdictions.
Rolls-Royce has said it is cooperating with authorities.
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November 08, 2017 05:59 ET (10:59 GMT)