A defendant in a long-running U.K. bribery case has been found guilty of conspiring to make illegal payments to public officials in Iraq to secure contracts, the U.K.’s agency that prosecutes white-collar crimes said Wednesday. Joseph Kotrie-Monson, a lawyer at Mary Monson Solicitors representing Mr. Bond, declined to comment. […] PREVIEW SUBSCRIBE Prosecutors said four individuals charged in the case paid more than $17 million in bribes to secure contracts that would benefit Unaoil and its clients, which included SBM. […] Prosecutors said Unaoil employees, working with Mr. Bond directly, paid more than $900,000 in bribes to Iraqi public officials to win a $55 million contract for SBM to commission offshore mooring buoys. […] Basil al Jarah, a former Iraq partner for Unaoil, was sentenced in October to three years and four months in prison after pleading guilty to conspiracy charges.
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