Canada: Scandal involving Trudeau, SNC-Lavalin and corruption linked to Libya


There is another twist in the criminal case involving SNC Lavalin, and the alleged involvement by Justin Trudeau and the PMO: Libya.

Between 2001 and 2011, a senior executive of SNC-Lavalin established "close ties" with Saadi Gaddafi, the son of the late Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi. The RCMP alleged that as the president's son, Saadi Gaddafi "was in a position of power and able to give a business advantage to SNC-Lavalin in Libya," and that he was "a major recipient of SNC's largesse." Court documents allege that the company offered "bribes worth $47.7 million to one or several public officials of the 'Great Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya.'"

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