Alstom UK Offices Raided in Bribery Probe

Law360, New York (March 24, 2010, 6:37 PM EDT) -- British offices and residences connected to French transportation and energy infrastructure giant Alstom SA were raided Wednesday as part of an investigation into suspected bribery issues, the U.K.'s Serious Fraud Office said.

Three U.K. directors of Alstom's businesses in the U.K. were also arrested on suspicion of bribery and corruption, money laundering, and false accounting and taken to police stations to be interviewed, the Serious Fraud Office said.

But Alstom said in a statement Wednesday the managers were just questioned and freed in the late afternoon...
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