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Entries in Mahamoud Adam Bechir (5)

Monday
Jul272015

SFO wins forfeiture for DOJ in Griffiths Energy case

The UK High Court upheld a forfeiture order sought by the Serious Fraud Office at the request of U.S. authorities against $6.8 million linked to the sale of shares in a Canadian energy company.

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Wednesday
Jul082015

Chad: Corruption is real, the FCPA not so much

On October 26, 2009 I sat in the N’Djamena airport in Chad looking over my notes from a field visit I took to study the development effects of the oil pipeline in Southern Chad. A gentleman, also a foreigner to Chad who was on my flight to Paris, struck up a conversation with me.

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Tuesday
Jun302015

DOJ seeks forfeiture of $34 million in bribes from Canada company to Chad diplomats

The DOJ filed a complaint Tuesday for the civil forfeiture of $34 million -- the value of shares in a Canadian energy company used to bribe Chad’s former ambassador to the United States and Canada to influence the award of oil development rights.

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Wednesday
Nov122014

Feds seek forfeiture of bribe money paid to former Chad ambassador

Former Chad ambassador to the U.S. and Canada, Mahamoud Adam BechirThe Justice Department filed a civil forfeiture complaint seeking $106,488.31 allegedly traceable to a $2 million bribe by a Canadian energy company to Chad’s former ambassador to the United States and Canada and his wife.

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Wednesday
Jan302013

After Griffiths case, Chad boots ambassador who ran 'haven for white-collar criminals'

Photo courtesy of WikipediaChad's former ambassador to Canada who was named in the Griffiths Energy bribery case has been fired from his current diplomatic post in South Africa.

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