2 former SNC-Lavalin execs face criminal charges
Sami Abdallah Bebawi and Stéphane Roy, formerly of Montreal engineering firm, face multiple charges
The RCMP has filed criminal charges against two former senior SNC-Lavalin executives.
The Mounties say former executive vice-president Sami Abdallah Bebawi has been charged with fraud over $5,000, two counts of laundering proceeds of crime, four counts of possession of property obtained by crime and with bribing a foreign public official.
RCMP Cpl. Lucy Shorey says the alleged offences occurred between 2001 and 2013.
She also says Stéphane Roy, a former vice-president at SNC-Lavalin, has been charged with fraud over $5,000, bribing a foreign public official and contravening a United Nations economic measures act related to Libya.
His alleged crimes occurred between 2008 and 2012.
SNC-Lavalin is headquartered in Montreal. The charges were laid there on Friday.
Bebawi's whereabouts are unknown and a warrant has been issued for his arrest, while Roy has received a summons to appear in court on March 5.