FISHROT: TRACKING THE PROPERTY HOLDINGS OF KEY FIGURES IN NAMIBIA’S BIGGEST BRIBERY SCANDAL

On 23 July, an article from OCCRP was concerned with Namibia being rocked by the “Fishrot” scandal, in which officials stood accused of arranging for lucrative fishing rights to be granted to the Icelandic fishing giant Samherji. It reports on the work of a local newspaper into how key figures involved in the scandal have invested in the country’s property market, and it has uncovered 27 properties in Namibia worth more than $2.1 million that were purchased by 5 principal figures in the scandal between 2012 and 2019, the period of the alleged corruption.

https://www.occrp.org/en/investigations/sidebar/the-spoils-of-fishrot-tracking-the-property-holdings-of-key-figures-in-namibias-biggest-bribery-scandal

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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