Hoax press release sees Vinci share price tumble and lawyers mobilised

French construction firm Vinci was the subject of a hoax press release yesterday, which said its CFO had been sacked and that it would be restating its financial statements for last year and the first half of this year.

by Robert Smith
Vinci's arch to shield radioactive waste in Chernobyl is slid into place earlier this month
Vinci's arch to shield radioactive waste in Chernobyl is slid into place earlier this month

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