Brazil Approves Dahua Direct Deal After Bid Rigging Investigation

By Conor Healy, Published Nov 23, 2021, 08:36am EST (Info+)

Dahua is moving 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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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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**. *** ********* ** **** **** other ********* ***********, ********* ********** ********* *** ******* ****** **********, ******** to *********** *** ***** ****** ***, deferring ******* ** *** *****-***** ****** Prosecutor (** **********, **** ********** ** English):

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

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*** ************ ****** ******* **** ***í**** Santo ***** *********** **** ********* *** approved *****'* ***, ********** **** *** proposed ******** ******* *** *** ***** and ******** ***** (***** *** *** bid ******, ******* ** **********) ** start ************.

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