OTHER THINGS YOU MAY HAVE MISSED – NOVEMBER 10

10th November 2019

SOUTH KOREA: EXIMBANK UNDER INVESTIGATION FOR BRIBERY

On 10th November, the Korea Times reported that the Export-Import Bank of Korea (Eximbank) has been under police investigation over the past 2 months for bribery charges against its employees, according to the Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency’s special criminal investigation division, re allegations that employees were entertained by securities firms marketing foreign bonds.

http://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/biz/2019/11/126_278468.html

SOUTH AFRICA: ZUMA-LINKED LAWYER AND FORMER PETRO SA BOSS IN COURT ON FRAUD AND THEFT CHARGES

News 24 on 10th November reported that lawyer George Sabelo and former state-owned oil company PetroSA boss Yekani Tenza are due to appear in the Bellville Magistrate’s Court on charges of fraud or, alternatively, theft relating to activities in 2011-12.

https://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News/zuma-linked-lawyer-former-petrosa-boss-in-court-on-fraud-theft-charges-20191109

ORGANISED CRIME GANGS TURN SCOTLAND INTO VIETNAM HUMAN TRAFFICKING HOTSPOT

On 10th October, the Daily Record reported that the number of men and women from Vietnam being kept as slaves is said to have almost doubled in 12 months.  59 Vietnamese were identified as victims of human trafficking in the first 6 months of this year, compared to 33 for the same period in 2018.

https://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/scottish-news/organised-crime-gangs-turn-scotland-20849674

 

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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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