Ex-BP Worker Canned For Reporting Bribes: Suit

Law360, New York (February 27, 2012, 7:05 PM EST) -- A former BP PLC employee launched a suit in Illinois state court Thursday accusing the energy giant of breaching its contract by firing her after she began questioning bribes and kickbacks the company had allegedly paid to run a joint venture in Ukraine.

In a suit also alleging violations of the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, Lillian Borich claims BP misrepresented the tasks of a job she took in 2007 as a commercial marketing manager in Kiev for TNK-BP International Ltd., a joint venture co-owned...
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