RCMP lays charges against two former SNC-Lavalin executives
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 (TSX:SNC), 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.
Bebawi's whereabouts are unknown and a warrant has been issued for his arrest, while Roy has received a summons to appear in court on March 5.
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