On 4 November, the Wall Street Journal reported that a federal judge has approved restitution of more than $138 million to investors in a Congolese mine in a case over their status as victims of a bribery scheme by hedge fund Sculptor Capital Management Inc.  The payment is expected to be divided among more than 300 former investors and follows a 2016 settlement with the US DoJ over bribery schemes prosecutors said the fund orchestrated in Africa.

I had omitted the following link (as it did not seem to generate much interest!), but it seemed time to add it again and say that, if you would like to make a (polite) gesture and help me with my removal and computer costs, I have a page at

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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