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US DOJ was 'underhand' in pushing for SFO investigator's dismissal, London tribunal told

By Martin Coyle
  • 02 Oct 2020 08:30
  • 02 Oct 2020 08:30

The US Department of Justice used “underhand” tactics to try to remove Serious Fraud Office case controller Tom Martin from a corruption probe into Unaoil in 2018, Martin’s lawyer told a London employment tribunal today.

“The Americans wanted Martin out. They didn’t want Martin working on any of its cases.

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Martin Coyle

Senior Correspondent

Martin Coyle is a senior correspondent, based in MLex's London office, reporting daily on bribery and corruption issues in the UK and Europe. Previously he was a senior editor at Thomson Reuters where he covered anti-money laundering, financial crime and regulatory enforcement issues. Prior to that he was editor of The Accountant, the world's oldest accounting publication, and International Accounting Bulletin, a bi-monthly business journal owned by Lafferty.

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