Telia Telecom to pay $550m over Uzbek-related bribery charges
22 Sep 2017

U.S. prosecutors say Scandinavian telecom giant Telia has agreed to pay nearly $550 million in criminal penalties to help settle a years-long corruption probe involving bribes paid in Uzbekistan.

The settlement, detailed in court papers filed on September 21 at the U.S. District Court in Manhattan, was the latest chapter in a long-running saga that involves multiple international companies and the daughter of the late president of Uzbekistan, Islam Karimov.

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