FLIR pays $9.5 million after rewarding Saudi officials with 'world tour'

April 8, 2015 5:53 PM

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Rewarding compliant Saudi government officials with a $40,000 "world tour" has proven costly for Wilsonville-based military contractor, Flir Systems Inc.

The company has agreed to pay $9.5 million to settle U.S. government claims the lavish travel amounted to bribes. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said Wednesday the company violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act when it paid for the travel. The SEC claims FLIR earned more than $7 mil...

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