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[Africa, East Africa] Bullets, prostitutes and ‘mass corruption’: How a tobacco giant’s Mr Fix-It turned whistleblower

Paul Hopkins, the man who used to do British American Tobacco’s dirty work...What his military career had not prepared him for was the bribery and corruption in the corporate world. When he questioned BAT’s order to “facilitate” payments to law enforcemen
The Independent (uk)
added Dec 18, 2015 21:21
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Lotta al contrabbando. Accordo tra il Gdf e British American Tobacco Italia [Combating smuggling. Agreement between the GDF and British American Tobacco Italy]

BAT Italy, by signing this Memorandum of Understanding, has donated today to the Provincial Command of Financial Police of Naples 6 vehicles... In addition, BAT will take charge of organizing training and refresher courses on the smuggling and counterfeit
Il Quaderno (it)
added Dec 18, 2015 21:34
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[Africa, East Africa, UK] BAT share price: Whistleblower accuses company of ignoring corruption claims

“A recording of that meeting made by Hopkins appears to show him being cut off as he attempts to explain the alleged activities taking place in parts of east Africa,” The Sunday Times said. The newspaper also reported that Hopkins had revealed further do
iNVEZZ Limited
added Dec 15, 2015 15:52
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Cigarette plain packaging to cost Big Tobacco USD5bn a year, says Goldman Sachs

As a result of the long-term impact, Goldman downgraded British American Tobacco (BAT) to 'sell' and removed fellow FTSE 100 cigarette giant Imperial Tobacco from its 'conviction buy' list, but maintained its 'buy' recommendation.
ShareCast(uk)
added Dec 11, 2015 22:55
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[UK] BAT slips after fresh twist in bid talk

Traders speculating about a BAT offer for Imperial Tobacco latched on to news that UBS had ceased coverage of the
Financial Times (uk)
added Dec 11, 2015 18:30
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[Africa, Kenya] Taxman invites EACC to investigate staff over BAT bribery scandal

THE TAXMAN HAS INVITED THE ANTI-CORRUPTION WATCHDOG TO INVESTIGATE ALLEGATIONS THAT ITS STAFF RECEIVED BRIBES FROM CIGARETTE MAKER BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO (BAT) TO SPY ON ITS KENYAN RIVAL FIRM.
In2EastAfrica (rs)
added Dec 11, 2015 18:25
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[Africa, Kenya] BAT bribed KRA officials to spy on rival Mastermind

Top-ranking Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) officials received hefty bribes from cigarette maker British American Tobacco to spy on a rival firm, documents used in the BBC corruption exposé of the corporate scandal show.
East African Standard (ke)
added Dec 11, 2015 18:24
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[UK] BAT slips after fresh twist in bid talk

A broker downgrade and fresh twist to long-running bid talk put British American Tobacco among the fallers on Thursday.
Financial Times (uk)
added Dec 10, 2015 20:41
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[Africa, Kenya] BAT caught up in yet another bribery scam at Uganda subsidiary

Solomon Muyita, an ex-employee of BAT Uganda, has claimed that the tobacco firm bribed a local environmental official to misreport the impact from a fire at one of its warehouses in Uganda. The bribery scams at BAT units in Kenya and Uganda were unearthe
Business Daily Africa (The Nation) (ke)
added Dec 10, 2015 15:47
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[Canada] Justice Schrager firmly declines the invitation to reconsider.

"[Justice Schrager] omitted to take into account the mandatory $100,000,000 Flintkote Loan payment due days earlier...." In his response, issued this afternoon, Justice Schrager gives Imperial Tobacco a flat and unhappy sounding "no".
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Dec 10, 2015 17:47
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