SANCTIONED BILLIONAIRE FINDS A HAVEN IN TINY CONGOLESE BANK

On 1 July, Bloomberg carried a report about Israeli billionaire, Dan Gertler, from Paris-based anti-corruption group Platform to Protect Whistleblowers in Africa (Pplaaf), and shared with Bloomberg News. It also involved a bank that was the Congolese subsidiary of Cameroon’s Afriland First Bank Group.

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2020-07-02/sanctioned-billionaire-dan-gertler-s-haven-a-tiny-congolese-bank

https://www.globalwitness.org/en/press-releases/controversial-billionaire-dan-gertler-appears-have-used-suspected-international-money-laundering-network-dodge-us-sanctions-and-acquire-new-mining-assets-drc/

 

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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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