Paris court acquits Total of corruption charges

A Paris court acquitted oil giant Total of corruption charges related to the United Nations oil-for-food programme in Iraq.

Paris court acquits Total of corruption charges

World Bulletin / News Desk

A Paris court on Monday acquitted oil giant Total of corruption charges related to the United Nations oil-for-food programme in Iraq and the company's chief executive was acquitted of misusing assets.

Total was accused of bribery, complicity and influence peddling at the time of the 1996-2003 programme. Chief Executive Christophe de Margerie was accused of misuse of company assets.

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