Three businessmen have made their first appearance in a London court on corruption charges relating to contracts for the Saudi military.
The trio along with GPT Special Project Management, a former Airbus subsidiary, appeared at Westminster magistrates’ court on Monday to face charges relating to a £2bn UK government contract to provide communications services to the Saudi Arabian National Guard.
Jeffrey Cook, 63, the former managing director of GPT, along with John Mason, 77, a finance officer at two of the company’s subcontractors, and Terence Dorothy, 79, of Dartford, Kent all appeared in the courtroom via video link.
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