US WANTS KENYA TO CRACK DOWN ON ILLEGAL INVESTMENTS BY SOUTH SUDAN’S ELITE

Quartz media on 14th June reported that the US Treasury’s Undersecretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence urged Kenyan officials to assist US probes into South Sudanese officials, including those targeting South Sudan president Salva Kiir and his former deputy Riek Machar.  He said South Sudanese individuals on the US sanctions list continue to invest in Kenya’s real estate.  Kenya represents a key entry point into the international financial system for South Sudan.  Along with Uganda, it remains a preferred destination to stash assets.

https://qz.com/1305500/us-targets-illicit-south-sudan-money-of-salva-kiir-riek-machar-in-kenya/?src=ilaw

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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