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Former Unaoil exec urged Iraqi official to keep his head down

By James Thomas

29 January 2020

Former Unaoil exec urged Iraqi official to keep his head down UK Serious Fraud Office (Credit: istockphoto.com/whitemay)

A former Unaoil executive told an Iraqi oil official to “stay low profile” so the company could continue to exert influence over the bidding process for a multi-million dollar engineering contract, a court has heard.