RCMP lays charges against 2 former SNC-Lavalin executives
Pedestrians walk past the offices of SNC Lavalin, in Montreal, March 26, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
The Canadian Press
Published Saturday, February 1, 2014 8:28PM EST
MONTREAL - The RCMP has filed criminal charges against two former senior SNC-Lavalin executives.
The Mounties say former executive vice-president Sami Abdallah Bebawi has been charged with fraud over $5,000; two counts of laundering proceeds of crime; four counts of possession of property obtained by crime; and with bribing a foreign public official.
RCMP Cpl. Lucy Shorey says the alleged offences occurred between 2001 and 2013.
She also says Stephane Roy, a former vice-president at SNC-Lavalin, has been charged with fraud over $5,000; bribing a foreign public official; and contravening a United Nations economic measures act related to Libya.
His alleged crimes occurred between 2008 and 2012.
The charges were laid in Montreal on Friday.