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Federal judge sentences SBM CEO to three years for turning blind eye to bribery

By Adam Dobrik

28 September 2018

Federal judge sentences SBM CEO to three years for turning blind eye to bribery Houston, Texas. (Credit: iStock.com/Pgiam)

A federal judge in Houston sentenced the former CEO of Dutch oil services company SBM Offshore to three years in prison, after the defence argued the British executive’s willful blindness deserved leniency.