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    Rio Tinto to pay $28M in SEC fraud case


    Rio Tinto consented to pay a $28 million fine to resolve charges levied by the Securities and Exchange Commission alleging the mining company and its executives committed fraud by inflating the value of coal assets.

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    SEC orders Rio Tinto to pay $15M over FCPA violations


    U.K.-based mining and minerals company Rio Tinto will pay a $15 million fine to settle charges of violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act when it entered into a scheme with a consultant in 2011 to bribe government officials in Guinea.

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    Rio Tinto names chief legal officer


    Mining and metals company Rio Tinto has appointed Isabelle Deschamps as chief legal officer & external affairs.

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    ​Rio Tinto appoints new group general counsel


    Rio Tinto has appointed Barbara Levi to succeed Philip Richards as group executive, group general counsel. In this role, she will lead Rio Tinto’s legal and compliance team.

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    SEC charges Rio Tinto with fraud


    The Securities and Exchange Commission this week charged mining company Rio Tinto and two former top executives with fraud for inflating the value of coal assets acquired for $3.7 billion and sold a few years later for $50 million.

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    SFO announces Rio Tinto corruption investigation


    Rio Tinto faces large fines if it is found to have engaged in corrupt activity over its massive Simandou iron-mining project in Guinea. Heads have already rolled over it.

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    SFO investigating Rio Tinto


    The U.K. Serious Fraud Office confirmed this week it has opened an investigation into suspected corruption by mining company Rio Tinto.

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    Did they get the memo?


    Tom Fox explores the case of Australian mining giant Rio Tinto, which recently terminated two top officials after an investigation into possible Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations.

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    Rio Tinto suspends executive amid corruption probe


    Mining giant Rio Tinto has suspended Alan Davies, chief executive of its energy and minerals division, after uncovering potentially corrupt payments made to a consultant who was providing advisory services on an iron ore project in Guinea. Jaclyn Jaeger reports.