By Nicholas Gilby
Based on painstaking learn in executive information, collections of personal and courtroom papers and records received via the writer in a landmark Freedom of knowledge Tribunal opposed to the overseas and Commonwealth workplace, the e-book illuminates a shadow global of bribery and elite enrichment.
Deception in excessive Places charts British executive involvement in fingers exchange corruption and provides the fullest background but of bribery in Britain’s hands offers with Saudi Arabia. It comprises the backstory of the debatable termination of a major Fraud place of work corruption research following strain via the Saudi Royal relatives and the British establishment.
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