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By John Donovan

Earlier this year we published an article about a spectacular falling out of ‘Security Professionals’ at the top of Shell.

Readers may recall the Mooch like comments attributed to Shell’s US boss Bruce Culpepper about Shell’s Business Integrity Department. He said that they “could not investigate their way out of a wet paper bag;” “they cannot investigate worth a shit;” and that he “did not want those fuckers involved…” If Bruce Culpepper denies that he made these memorable comments, then he is free to sue me for defamation.

Former FBI Special Agent Crockett Oaks III joined Shell in 2003 and until recently was paid over $325,000 per year as head of Shell Security in the Americas. He fell out with his bitchy boss, the British spook James W.D. Hall, Vice President of Corporate Security, located at Royal Dutch Shell plc’s Global Headquarters in the Netherlands.

The falling out was over the hiring of another recruit to Shell’s corporate security Mike Oliveri, another guy with a senior military/security affairs background.

Shell picked on the wrong guys to upset, Crockett Oaks III and Mike Oliveri.

Crockett Oaks III sued Shell for a “systemic pattern and practice of intended discrimination at Shell and its parent company, Royal Dutch Shell plc”.  Basically, discrimination and retaliation.

He had the goods on Shell, which quickly settled for big bucks. The secret details, juicy quotes and revealing Shell internal emails were sealed into a confidentiality agreement. Fortunately, I have an excellent US source.

Now Mike Oliveri is suing Shell on pretty much the same grounds, perhaps salivating at the prospect of a similar big bucks settlement to buy his silence. He knows all about Shell’s wrong-headed support for James W.D. Hall despite the blatant disregard by Mr Hall of Shell’s claimed business principles and his underhanded retaliation against Oaks and Oliveri when they stood up against his ill-treatment of them.

Well worth reading the related 65 page legal document below containing several Shell high level email communications. Likewise, the article “Hiring dispute brings second lawsuit against Shell”.

Oliveri v Shell Doc1: 65 Pages Compressed File: COMPLAINT against All Defendants (Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0541−18567783) filed by Michael G Oliveri. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit)(Oberti, Mark) (Entered: 06/27/2017)

OliveriDoc2: 2 pages: Request for Issuance of Summons as to Shell Oil Company, filed.(Oberti, Mark) (Entered: 06/27/2017)

OliveriDoc3: 2 Pages: ORDER for Initial Pretrial and Scheduling Conference and Order to Disclose Interested Persons. Initial Conference set for 10/6/2017 at 09:30 AM in Courtroom 8C before Judge Alfred H Bennett. (Signed by Judge Alfred H Bennett) Parties notified.(ShoshanaArnowadi, 4) (Entered: 06/28/2017)

OliveriDoc4: 2 Pages: CERTIFICATE OF INTERESTED PARTIES by Michael G Oliveri, filed.(Oberti, Mark) (Entered: 06/30/2017)

OliveriDoc5: 3 Pages: RETURN of Service of SUMMONS Executed as to Shell Oil Company served on 7/3/2017, answer due 7/24/2017, filed.(Oberti, Mark) (Entered: 07/21/2017)

Hiring dispute brings second lawsuit against Shell

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