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Swedish prosecutor appeals Bombardier employee acquittal
October 25, 2017 / 10:42 AM / a month ago

Swedish prosecutor appeals Bombardier employee acquittal

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Swedish prosecutors on Wednesday appealed a court ruling earlier in October that an employee at Canadian aircraft and train maker Bombardier (BBDb.TO) was innocent of bribery, the Prosecution Authority said in a statement.

A logo of jet manufacturer Bombardier is pictured on their booth during the European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) in Geneva, Switzerland, May 22, 2017. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

The 37-year-old Russian man was arrested in March on suspicion that he together with several others at Bombardier had bribed an Azerbaijani official to secure a contract worth around $340 million.

On Oct. 11, a Swedish district court said prosecutors had not proved that the charged person had promised or offered an inappropriate benefit.

Reporting by Helena Soderpalm

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