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SFO: Alstom to Face More Criminal Charges

Jaclyn Jaeger | May 8, 2015

The U.K. Serious Fraud Office recently announced that it has brought fresh charges against Alstom Network U.K. and an Alstom employee in phase three of its ongoing investigation.

The SFO launched its investigation as a result of information provided to it by the Office of the Attorney General in Switzerland concerning the Alstom Group, in particular Alstom Network U.K., fformerly called Alstom International, a U.K. subsidiary of Alstom.

Alstom Network UK, a manufacturer in the rail, power, and electricity transmission sectors, has been charged with a further two offenses of corruption in violation of Section 1 of the Prevention of Corruption Act, as well as two offenses of conspiracy to corrupt in violation of Section 1 of the Criminal Law Act. Michael John Anderson, who was working as a business development director for Alstom...

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