Cops investigate naval sale
Cas-Global allegedly paid bribe in multimillion pound sale of naval vessels involving UK, US, Nigeria and Norway
Anti-corruption police investigate UK firm over ex-Nigerian warlord deal
By Rob Evans
Anti-corruption investigators in four countries are examining a British firm’s links to a multimillion-pound defence deal involving a former Nigerian warlord.
Investigators in the UK, the US, Nigeria, and Norway are scrutinising Cas-Global after it was alleged that the firm paid a bribe to a Norwegian official as part of the sale of seven decommissioned naval vessels. The case has not yet been resolved but is set to take a significant turn on Tuesday when the verdict in the first court case arising out of the allegations is due to be announced in Oslo.
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