On 15 February, This is Money reported that the Anglo-Swiss mining giant said that it was setting aside $1.5 billion in potential costs and fines arising from investigations into suspected fraud and bribery across multiple countries, which it expects to be finalised this year. Since 2018, the US DoJ has been investigating its dealings with Venezuela, Nigeria and the Democratic Republic of Congo; and Brazilian authorities have launched a probe into the firm as part of Operation Car Wash.

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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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