SON OF CONGO PRESIDENT REPORTEDLY CHARGED IN FRANCE FOR MONEY LAUNDERING

News 24 in South Africa reported on 7 February that sources have said that a son of Republic of Congo President Denis Sassou Nguesso has been indicted in France on money laundering charges in a probe into the family’s foreign assets.  It is said that Denis Christel Sassou Nguesso, 45, was charged by the French investigating magistrate in December 2019.  His father has ruled the Republic of Congo (aka Congo-Brazzaville) for the last 36 years and plans to run again in 2021 elections.

https://www.news24.com/Africa/News/son-of-congo-president-charged-in-france-for-money-laundering-source-20200207

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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