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Report: Apple accused of bribing Russian officials

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By Phil Dzikiy

News Editor, iLounge
Published: Thursday, January 31, 2013
News Categories: Apple

Apple is suspected of bribing Russian officials with a paid trip to London, according to a report from Russia. The company is alleged to have set up a week-long seminar for Russian regional ministers of education and other officials to learn more about Apple products, at a time when the government is about to award up to $66.5 million per region for equipment modernization. A representative from the National Anti-Corruption Committee said the matter should be investigated as if Apple completely financed the trip. Apple denies paying for the officials’ travel. [via Brightwire from Regnum]

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1

Russian officials?  Accepting bribes?  Unheard of!

Without bribes, business doesn’t get done in Russia.

Posted by Carl on January 31, 2013 at 8:57 AM (PDT)

2

I guess the Russian National Anti-Corruption Committee was contacted by somebody who did not get any bribes…

Posted by ikl on January 31, 2013 at 10:32 PM (PDT)

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