The UK Serious Fraud Office Thursday won recovery of £4.4 million ($6.2 million) from two Chad diplomats who took bribes from a Canada oil company in the United States and Canada.… Continue Reading
Shell companies have been called the “getaway cars” of corruption. In some jurisdictions, including the United States, individuals can easily set up anonymous companies and use them to hide stolen funds.… Continue Reading
The UK High Court upheld a forfeiture order sought by the Serious Fraud Office at the request of U.S. authorities against $6.8 million linked to the sale of shares in a Canadian energy company.… Continue Reading
The DOJ filed a complaint Tuesday for the civil forfeiture of $34 million — the value of shares in a Canadian energy company used to bribe Chad’s former ambassador to the United States and Canada to influence the award of oil development rights.… Continue Reading
The Justice Department filed a civil forfeiture complaint seeking $106,488.31 allegedly traceable to a $2 million bribe by a Canadian energy company to Chad’s former ambassador to the United States and Canada and his wife.… Continue Reading
Chad’s former ambassador to Canada who was named in the Griffiths Energy bribery case has been fired from his current diplomatic post in South Africa.
Last week a judge ordered Griffiths to pay a C$10.35 million for bribing the wife of Mahamoud Adam Bechir in 2009.… Continue Reading