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American companies declare commissions in bribery

Title
American companies declare commissions in bribery
Genre
Interview
TX Date
19 Jan 1978
Year of production
1978
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Duration
00:01:34
Description
Geoffrey Wellburn, sentenced to 12 months imprisonment in a bribery trial, on the problems involved in bidding for international contracts. 481 American companies have declared commissions. If British companies stopped paying these commissions, claims Wellburn, Britain would face an economic crisis. Male interviewer not identified.
Contributors
Geoffrey Wellburn
Keywords
USA; Companies; Crime; UK; International trade; Political scandals; Bribery; Commissions; Lockheed

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