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Media: Singapore companies accused of bribery

Keppel and Sembmarine have been accused of paying USD 9.5 million in bribes to win 12 contracts from Brazilian oil company Petrobras. This is evident in court documents which The Strait Times has obtained. The companies reject the accusations.

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Singapore-based shipping companies Keppel and Sembmarine have been accused of paying USD 9.5 million in bribes to the Brazilian oil company Petrobras, reports The Strait Times on the basis of documents from a US court case which the newspaper has gained access to.

Both companies plea innocent to the charges.

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