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Congo Republic president's adviser awarded oil licenses at heart of Eni probe

10 Oct 2019

JOHANNESBURG/MILAN A Congolese presidential advisor played a key role in awarding oil licenses now at the heart of a corruption probe by Italian authorities that has engulfed energy giant Eni SpA and the family of its chief executive.

Congo Republic president's adviser awarded oil licenses at heart of Eni probe

10 Oct 2019

JOHANNESBURG/MILAN A Congolese presidential advisor played a key role in awarding oil licenses now at the heart of a corruption probe by Italian authorities that has engulfed energy giant Eni SpA and the family of its chief executive.

Italian prosecutors seek trial for BT Italy, former executives in fraud case

08 Oct 2019

MILAN Milan prosecutors investigating an accounting scandal at the Italian unit of British Telecom have asked for the unit and 23 defendants, including three former top executives, to be sent to trial, three people with knowledge of the case said on Tuesday.

Exclusive: Italian prosecutors widen probe over safety of Atlantia-operated bridges - sources

01 Oct 2019

MILAN Italian prosecutors have widened an inquiry into suspected safety breaches at subsidiaries of Atlantia ATL.MI to include more employees and viaducts than they identified last month, two sources close to the investigation told Reuters.

Italy investigates wife of Eni's CEO in Congo graft probe - document

28 Sep 2019

MILAN Italian prosecutors are investigating the wife of Eni's chief executive as part of a wider probe into allegations of corruption involving the oil and gas major in Congo Republic, a prosecution document seen by Reuters showed.

Three Atlantia employees arrested in probe linked to Genoa bridge collapse

13 Sep 2019

MILAN Three employees of companies owned by infrastructure group Atlantia were placed under house arrest on Friday, police said, as part of an investigation into the safety of motorway viaducts following a bridge collapse in Genoa.

Three Atlantia employees arrested in probe linked to Genoa bridge collapse

13 Sep 2019

MILAN Three employees of companies owned by infrastructure group Atlantia were placed under house arrest on Friday, police said, as part of an investigation into the safety of motorway viaducts following the collapse of a bridge in Genoa.

UBS close to settling in Italy money-laundering probe: sources

29 Jul 2019

MILAN Swiss bank UBS has reached a provisional deal with Italian prosecutors to pay 3 million euros ($3.3 million) to settle a money-laundering investigation, two sources said, in a move to end one of its biggest legal headaches in Europe.

Italian judge rejects request to drop case against former Monte Paschi executives

29 Jul 2019

MILAN An Italian judge has rejected a request by prosecutors to shelve a false accounting case against former executives at bank Monte dei Paschi di Siena , which had to be bailed out by the state.

Witness tells court Eni official bribed him to retract allegation

22 Jul 2019

MILAN A witness in a corruption case involving Italian oil firm Eni told a court on Monday that a senior official from the company had bribed him to withdraw his allegations of graft, which he had agreed to do.

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