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Taiwan: Water Resources Agency riddled with bid-rigging scandal

 |  December 13, 2012

The deputy chief engineer of the Water Resources Agency has been charged wit bid-rigging by the Greater Kaohsiung District Prosecutors’ Office. The charges claim that Chang Liang-ping favored certain manufacturers to win flood control project contracts, as well as accepted bribes. Fourteen other individuals have been similarly charged. The Agency Against Corruption began an investigation into the flood control projects last August under orders from the Prosecutors’ Office. Concerns began after an anonymous tip claimed the Water Resources Agency had been colluding with their business deals. Ten projects worth more than $41 million fell under jurisdiction of contracts corrupted by bid-rigging, according to the instigation.

Full Content: Taipei Times

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