“Chevron case shows depth of corruption”
South Florida Sun-Sentinel.com, September 2, 2009
“On Monday, Chevron, an American oil company fighting an environmental liability oil suit in Ecuador, placed on the Internet a video recording of an alleged $3 million bribery scheme. The plan implicated the judge presiding over the environmental lawsuit currently pending against the company, as well as individuals who identified themselves as representatives of the Ecuadorean government.
The videos recorded meetings with a representative of Ecuador’s ruling political party, Alianza PAIS. In it, Judge Juán Núñez reportedly confirms that he will rule against Chevron and that appeals by the energy company will be denied.”
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