(Wall Street Journal) Amended Complaint In Obiang Case Details Alleged Corruption

(Wall Street Journal) Amended Complaint In Obiang Case Details Alleged Corruption

Samuel Rubenfeld June 13, 2012
Printer-friendly versionPrinter-friendly versionEmailEmail

An amended complaint filed this week in Washington, D.C. federal court laid out the U.S. government’s evidence of alleged grand corruption in Equatorial Guinea it says allowed the son of the country’s president to amass a fortune by stealing from the country’s resource wealth.

An amended complaint filed this week in Washington, D.C. federal court laid out the U.S. government’s evidence of alleged grand corruption in Equatorial Guinea it says allowed the son of the country’s president to amass a fortune by stealing from the country’s resource wealth.

The document is part of a U.S. effort to seize a Gulfstream jet, Malibu mansion and Michael Jackson memorabilia belonging to Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue, the son of Equatorial Guinea President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, who came to power in the Middle African country of about 668,000 in a 1979 coup. The case is part of an international push to claw back the ill-gotten gains of allegedly corrupt foreign officials.

Read More>>

EG JUSTICE - is a 501(c)(3) organization.
P.O. Box 57297 Washington, DC 20037 1 (202) 643 4345 Copyright © 2010 EG Justice, all rights reserved.