Government yet to decide on use of 13 million euros paid by Alstom
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
The government has not yet made its decision on the use of 13 million euros paid by Alstom to the country as ordered by a London court in a case in which the French group's Swedish energy unit Alstom Power was accused of corruption in Lithuania.
France's Alstom has paid 13 million euros in compensation to Lithuania as ordered by London's Southwark Crown Court in a case in which the French group's Swedish energy unit Alstom Power was accused of corruption in Lithuania.
Lithuanian MEP Viktor Uspaskich was on Friday questioned by the Special Investigation Service (STT) as special witness. According to information available to BNS, he was questioned in the probe of large-scale bribery and corruption involving French engineering group Alstom that conducted projects estimated at millions of euros in Lithuania.
Lithuanian company Lietuvos Energijos Gamyba (Lithuanian Energy Production) says it has no information on any allegations against former staff members of its subsidiary Lietuvos Elektrinė (Lithuanian Power Plant), connected to French engineering group Alstom which has recently been charged in the UK with corruption linked to work in Lithuania.