Corruption allegations surrounding Antigua minister ~ WIC News


The High Court of Justice in Westminster, London.

The UK’s high court has heard how a property tycoon accused of bribing Caribbean officials discussed the matter with an associate.

Property tycoon Peter Singh Virdee has been accused of bribing high-ranking Caribbean politicians after secretly taped telephone calls emerged in a High Court judgment issued last week.

Virdee and business associate Dieter Trutschler were taped making references to the topic of payments or gifts to government officials.

Both men deny any wrongdoing.

The allegations emerged in the High Court case, which saw Virdee and Trutschler accuse the UK’s National Crime Agency of flouting the law when they were arrested by British police after an extradition request from Germany.

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