‘Finmeccanica, managers in shackles’

Published on 13 February 2013 at 10:25


After Monte dei Paschi di Siena and ENI, another Italian economic heavyweight is rocked by a corruption scandal: Giuseppe Orsi, CEO of leading military contractor Finmeccanica, and Bruno Spagnolini, chairman of aviation firm AgustaWestland, have been arrested under suspicion of paying a €51m bribe to Indian authorities to secure the sale of military helicopters in 2010.

Orsi is also accused of trying to manipulate the investigation to avoid conviction.

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