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Dirty Secrets of the Cigarette Business

Panorama unveils new revelations about the corrupt practices deployed by one of Britain's biggest companies.

Panorama unveils new revelations about the corrupt practices deployed by one of Britain's biggest companies. Six years ago, reporter Richard Bilton revealed how British American Tobacco made secret payments to politicians and civil servants in East Africa. Now the programme uncovers evidence of bribery in South Africa and Zimbabwe. It shows how the multi-billion pound British company secretly paid almost 200 informants as part of a covert operation to damage its competitors.

26 minutes

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Role Contributor
Presenter Richard Bilton
Producer Hannah O'Grady
Producer Richard Cookson
Executive Producer Andrew Head

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