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Bribery Charge

49 year old Helder MENDES Da SILVA, The Managing Director of locally based International construction company Casais (Gibraltar) Ltd has today been charged with the offence of Bribery.

This follows a criminal complaint connected with a project for which the construction firm had been contracted. It was alleged that in April 2020, during the course of commercial discussions relating to payments of construction works, a €20,000 cash bribe was offered to encourage a third- party to approve disputed works on the project, with a value close to £2 million.

The defendant is due to appear before the Magistrates’ Court tomorrow at 1000hrs.