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Five arrested in Liverpool building contracts probe

7 December 2020
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Merseyside Police have arrested five people in connection with offences of bribery and witness intimidation as part of an investigation into building and development contracts in Liverpool.

The arrests took place on Friday 4 December and all five men have since been released on bail, pending further enquiries.

The five people arrested were:

  • A 62-year-old man, from Old Swan, arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to commit bribery and witness intimidation.
  • A 33-year-old man, from West Derby, arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to commit bribery and witness intimidation.
  • A 46-year-old man, from Ainsdale, arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to commit bribery and witness intimidation.
  • A 25-year-old man, from, Ormskirk, arrested on suspicion of witness intimidation.
  • A 72-year-old man, from Aigburth, arrested on suspicion of witness intimidation.