KYC 360 on 20th September said that a report from Sentry, an investigative arm of the non-profit group Enough Project, claims that ruling elites and warlords in South Sudan have been propped up by a complex and global web of corruption that includes would-be American arms dealers, British business tycoons, and Chinese oil giants.  The report says that local kleptocrats and their international partners — from Chinese-Malaysian oil giants and British tycoons to networks of traders from Ethiopia, Eritrea, Kenya and Uganda — have accumulated billions of dollars.  The report profiles –

  • international actors who have provided direct support to South Sudanese perpetrators of violence;
  • international actors who have formed private businesses with top South Sudanese officials responsible for human rights abuses; and
  • international actors who have benefited from major public procurement scandals in South Sudan.

The report identifies 3 British citizens which it says could or should be made subject to action by the UK Government.

The report can be found at –

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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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