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Another twist in Rio scandal

Mar 3, 2017 - Australian Financial Review

Rio Tinto's Guinea corruption scandal took an interesting turn this week when the board made it clear that it has no evidence that former chief executive Sam Walsh acted corruptly.

Walsh, who retired in July last year, was named in email correspondence in 2011 relating to the payment of $US10.5 million to a French consultant advising on the Simandou iron ore project.

The Guinea emails were referred to securities and corruption investigators in Australia, the United Kingdom and the Un

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