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Procurement Fraud by Colin Cram FCIPS

April 25, 2013

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Editor’s NOTE: As a follow-up to my April 23rd post “Where did purchasing go wrong: Businessman sells £50 Million of fake bomb detection equipment to governments around the world,” contributing columnist Colin Cram has by way of today’s post provided his take on the James McCormick case. The recent fraud case where businessman, James McCormick […]

Where did purchasing go wrong: Businessman sells £50 Million of fake bomb detection equipment to governments around the world by Jon Hansen

April 23, 2013

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The ineffectual detectors were used by soldiers and peacekeepers out in the field, putting lives at risk, with McCormick thought to have made an estimated £50 million from sales of his three models to Iraq, Belgium and the UN for use in Lebanon. from the April 23rd, 2013 Telegraph article “Businessman found guilty of selling […]