The Herald

Firms face MoD corruption claims


THE Ministry of Defence has made dozens of allegation­s of bribery and corruption involving the defence budget. Forty-four allegation­s have been referred to law enforcemen­t agencies by the Ministry of Defence since 2011. According to figures released to Labour MP Roger Godsiff, four involved the bribing of foreign public officials. The MoD has not excluded firms from bidding for contracts.

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