The defendant is alleged to have been involved as a de facto manager or in person in the active bribery of a public official and forgery. The court was unable to find that the public servant provided consideration for the payments made by the legal entity where the defendant was a director. Nor has it been established that the legal entity knew that a subcontractor was bribing the official by overbilling the municipality of Rotterdam. Nor can it be proven that the defendant was guilty of this in person. In addition, there is insufficient evidence that the legal entity knew that documents were falsely drawn up or that the defendant had a role in this. Acquittal.
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