Former Leighton boss Wal King — who has been linked to bribery allegations in newspaper reports this morning — is speaking to his lawyers.
King, who was chief executive of the construction company for more than 20 years, will likely issue a statement later today denying knowledge of any wrongdoing, according to The Australian.
Fairfax media reported today on claims of bribery and corporate malpractice at Leighton, citing internal documents which allege King was aware of multi-million dollar payments made in countries such as Iraq, Malaysia and Indonesia to secure building projects.
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