UK Charges Possible In KBR Probe: Halliburton

Law360, New York (October 26, 2009, 6:05 PM EDT) -- U.K. authorities are considering bringing civil claims or criminal charges in connection with a Nigerian bribery scheme involving Halliburton Co. and former subsidiary KBR Inc., Halliburton has disclosed.

The company said in a regulatory filing Friday that the U.K. Serious Fraud Office was focusing its investigation on M.W. Kellogg Ltd., a KBR joint venture based in the U.K. that held stake in the multinational consortium involved in the scandal.

M.W. Kellogg acted as a subcontractor on the multibillion-dollar project at the center of the scheme, the...
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