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Entries in Guinea (28)

Wednesday
Oct182017

Rio Tinto pays UK fine, faces SEC charges for accounting fraud

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Tuesday charged Rio Tinto Plc and two former executives with fraud for allegedly inflating the value of coal assets in Mozambique.

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Monday
Aug282017

U.S. jails former Guinea mining minister for laundering China bribes

A New York banker who served as mining minister of the West African country of Guinea was jailed seven years Friday for laundering bribes from Chinese companies.

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Tuesday
Aug152017

Israeli mining billionaire detained with other leading businessmen

Beny Steinmetz, detained Monday for questioning Beny Steinmetz was detained Monday in Israel for a second time for questioning in connection with bribery of high ranking foreign officials in Guinea.

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Tuesday
Jul252017

SFO confirms Rio Tinto graft probe

The UK Serious Fraud Office released a statement Monday confirming that it has opened a corruption investigation into mining giant Rio Tinto.

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Wednesday
May242017

Hyperdynamics: Another FCPA investigation could sink the company

A Houston-based independent oil company that resolved FCPA offenses in 2015 said last week that another FCPA investigation, if it were to happen, could sink the company.

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Thursday
May042017

Federal jury convicts former Guinea mining minister of laundering bribes

A U.S. citizen who served as mining minister of the West African country of Guinea was convicted by a federal jury Wednesday of laundering $8.5 million in bribes he took from Chinese companies in exchange for valuable mining rights.

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Monday
Dec192016

Steinmetz detained in Israel for Guinea bribe investigation

Authorities in Israel detained billionaire Beny Steinmetz for questioning about money laundering in connection with bribes allegedly paid to officials in Guinea for mining rights.

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Wednesday
Dec142016

Former Guinea mining minister charged in U.S. with laundering bribe money

Mahmoud Thiam via YouTubeThe former Minister of Mines and Geology of the West African country of Guinea was arrested in New York and charged Tuesday with laundering $8.5 million in bribes he allegedly took from a Chinese conglomerate in exchange for mining rights.

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Monday
Dec122016

BSG Resources demands billions in damages from Rio Tinto for Guinea bribes

BSG Resources Limited said it sent a letter to Rio Tinto plc Monday alleging that Rio Tinto contributed to the loss of BSGR's mining rights in Simandou, Guinea by paying bribes and making false allegations.

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Monday
Dec122016

Och-Ziff middleman pleads guilty to Africa bribes

The son of a former Prime Minister of Gabon pleaded guilty in federal court Friday to conspiring to violate the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act by bribing government officials in Africa.

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Tuesday
Nov292016

Tom Fox: Things are getting strange at Rio Tinto

Rio Tinto's Alan DaviesThe Rio Tinto imbroglio around its mining concession in Guinea continues to become stranger and stranger.

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Friday
Nov112016

Rio Tinto discloses $10 million West Africa payment, suspends senior exec

Global mining giant Rio Tinto said it suspended the chief executive of its energy and minerals division while it investigates more than $10.5 million paid to a consultant for the Simandou iron ore project in Guinea.

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