GERMANY: RAIDS ON COMPANIES THAT EXPORTED ‘DUAL-USE’ CHEMICALS TO RUSSIA

On 30 August, OCCRP reported that German customs officers had raided a network of companies suspected of selling precursor chemicals to Russia that could be used to manufacture chemical and biological weapons.  It is said that Riol Chemie GmbH, made more than 30 shipments of chemicals and laboratory equipment to Russia’s Chimmed Group over the past 3½ years without export permits, according to documents related to the investigation.

https://www.occrp.org/en/daily/16706-germany-raids-companies-that-exported-dual-use-chemicals-to-russia

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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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