Brazil Approves Dahua Direct Deal After Bid Rigging Investigation

By Robert Wren Gordon, Published Nov 23, 2021, 08:36am EST

Dahua has been cleared to move forward with a controversial 1,000-camera, $20+ million USD direct deal in Brazil following an investigation into alleged anti-competitive practices by the Hangzhou, China-based company.

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Inside this report, IPVM reviews Dahua's successful direct deal, summarizes the numerous allegations of pro-Dahua bias in the bidding procedure, and shares commentary from a Brazilian lawmaker who sponsored state- and federal-level investigations into the manufacturer's bid.

For previous IPVM coverage of this Dahua bid, see:

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Prosecutors, ****** ***********

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************, *** ********* ** elements ** ******** *** reasonable ******** *** *********, for *** **** *****, the ********** ******* ***** by *** ************ *** not **** ******.

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The ******** ******* ** *** ****** ********** ****** *** ***** ***** ** ******* evidence because, within 480 files, there are four emails from Dahua directors arranging the illegal planning of the bidding procedure 16 months prior.

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Brazilian **********: ***** *********** ******** ** *********** *****, ******

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**. *** ********* ** IPVM **** ***** ********* authorities, ********* ********** ********* *** ******* ****** Prosecutor, ******** ** *********** the ***** ****** ***, deferring ******* ** *** state-level ****** ********** (** Portuguese, **** ********** ** English):

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We **** ***** ********** **** *** ******** ***** ** *******, *** ******* ****** **********, *** *** ******* ******.

All ******** ** *********** *** ******** ** *** ***** ****** ********** due to their finding that the jurisdiction for investigating a state bidding procedure lies with the State Public Prosecutor.

*** **** ******** *** to **** ******* *********(**: ****** ******** ****) in *** ***** ******. We *** ******** *** judge's ********. [******** *****]

State ********** ******** ***** ** ***** *******

*** ***í**** ***** ***** government ********* * ****** of ****** *** ************(******** *****) ** **** October, ********* *** ******* of *** *****-***** ****** Prosecutor's ********:

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*** ************ ****** ******* that ***í**** ***** ***** authorities **** ********* *** approved *****'* ***, ********** that *** ******** ******** matches *** *** ***** and ******** ***** (***** won *** *** ******, without ** **********) ** start ************.

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** ** **** **** is ******......

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*** ***** ***** ******* keeps ********** *** **** growth ** ******* ********. In ***** ** ************ (to *** *** *****) Dahua *********, *** ***** is **** ***** *************, especially ** *****, ***** planned **** **** *********** in *** ****** (**** few ********* **********). **** usually **** ***** ******** and ******* ***** ******* at * ****** *********.

** * ******, *** only ***** ******* *** also ***** *********** **** be ********* ** ******* based ************.

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***** ******** ** ****** is * *********.

** **** **** *********** long **** *********** *** until **** ***** ** their *** **** **** continue ** ******.

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** *** *** **** win?

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** *** **** **** keep ***** *** ****, then ***. ** *** good **** ****** ****** outcomes, **** **** ****** their ********. ** ** oppinion, *** **** **** must ***** **** **** planning, **** ****, **** better *** ** *********.

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