UK SEEKS TO SEIZE $39 MILLION FROM LAWYER WHO HELPED CORRUPT NIGERIAN POLITICIAN

On 24 September, Reuters reported that prosecutors have launched an attempt to confiscate £30.8 million from a London lawyer who assisted a Nigerian politician, James Ibori, in looting and laundering funds from the oil state he governed.  Bhadresh Gohil was convicted in 2010 of 13 counts of money-laundering and other offences and sentenced to 10 years’ imprisonment.

https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-nigeria-corruption/uk-seeks-to-seize-39-million-from-lawyer-who-helped-corrupt-nigerian-politician-idUKKCN26F2I9

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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