UK Fraud Office Nets Plea From Ex-Innospec Director

Law360, New York (January 17, 2012, 3:58 PM EST) -- Chemical manufacturer Innospec Inc.'s former business director David Turner pled guilty Tuesday to conspiring to bribe government officials in Indonesia and Iraq, the U.K.'s fraud watchdog said.

Turner's plea was the latest in a series of legal consequences for his and other Innospec executives' alleged attempts to influence foreign government officials with more than $6 million in bribes in an effort to win business contracts worth $176 million.

The U.K. Serious Fraud Office said Turner pled guilty to two counts of conspiracy to give corrupt payments...
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