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US launch fraud probe into Norway firm Sapa

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US launch fraud probe into Norway firm Sapa
The alleged fraud concerns inaccurate information about mechanical features of products supplied to customers. Photo: Sapa
11:48 CET+01:00
Norwegian aluminium company Sapa said on Tuesday that US authorities are investigating one of its subsidiaries for lying to customers, including Nasa, about its products.

"Following internal investigations, Sapa Profiles Inc (...) has learned that test results for some aluminium profiles made in SPI factories have been manipulated by some employees," said Sapa, which is jointly owned by Norwegian companies Norsk Hydro and Orkla.

The alleged fraud concerns inaccurate information about mechanical features of products supplied to customers, including space agency Nasa, between 1996 and 2015.

Sapa Profiles Inc said it was cooperating with a US Department of Justice probe into the allegations.

Pending the outcome, the company has been barred from bidding for any contracts from US federal authorities.

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