On 21 September, Collectif Sassoufit published a report saying that Republic of Congo President Sassou-Nguesso’s grip on power in the natural resource-rich country has lasted decades, and he further solidified his power with his fifth and most recent election victory in March of this year, which also resulted in the appointment of his namesake son to a new government position.  Sassoufit with the support of C4ADS tracked the assets of Sassou-Nguesso’s allies, family members, and political nomenklatura, tracking a total of $32.5 million tied to these politically exposed people (PEP).

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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