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Glasgow forwarder settles employee corruption case

[ April 5, 2016   //   ]

Glasgow-based Braid Logistics (UK) has reached a £2.2m settlement with the Crown Office after self-reporting two cases of corruption by its ex-employees. The first incident was an agreement made between a Braid UK employee and the employee of a customer.
The first involved payment of unauthorised expenses by an employee who dishonestly inflated customer invoices to include payments for travel, hotels, car hire and cash. The second case involved a profit sharing arrangement with the director of a customer.
The case was dealt with as a civil case and the company also said it had made an number of changes, including appointing a new management team. Employees will also now undergo anti-bribery training.