Alstom To Pay $772 Million To Settle Bribery Case: DOJ

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French power and transportation company Alstom will pay a $772 million criminal penalty to settle U.S. Justice Department charges it bribed government officials in countries including Indonesia, Saudi Arabia and Egypt. Alstom pleaded guilty to the charges, the Justice Department said on Monday. The penalty was the largest criminal fine levied by the U.S. against a company for breaking foreign bribery laws, the DOJ said.

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