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  • Adam Smith International is facing an investigation by the Department for International Development
  • It follows revelations that it obtained secret Government files on aid policies and spending plans
  • DFID said that it was conducting an urgent investigation into the ‘serious allegations’ 

Two ‘dirty tricks’ inquiries have been launched into Britain’s biggest specialist foreign aid contractor after a Mail on Sunday exposé.

Adam Smith International is facing an investigation by the Department for International Development (DFID) following our revelations that it obtained secret Government files on aid policies and spending plans.

Last night, ASI admitted it no longer employed Raja Dasgupta, its senior international development manager for Africa, after this newspaper told how he had boasted to colleagues that the illegally obtained documents would help them obtain lucrative new contracts. The aid giant – which has won DFID contracts worth nearly half a billion pounds – will also be probed by…

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