Corruption and embezzlement

Malta Files: call for an investigation to the Attorney General of Malta

Le 4 October 2018

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Paris, 04/10/2018 –  The French and Maltese Anti-Corruption Organizations Sherpa and Il-Kenniesa request the Attorney General of Malta  to open an investigation into the facts revealed by the European Investigative Collaborations (EIC) network and the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ). According to EIC, between 2008 and 2015, a 26 million oil tanker called “Agdash” […]

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Panama Papers: Maltese Attorney General should make the Egrant Inquiry Report public

Le 26 July 2018

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Panama Papers: Maltese Attorney General should make the Egrant Inquiry Report public The French and Maltese anti-corruption organisations, Sherpa and Il-Kenniesa request from the Attorney General of Malta the full publication of the Egrant Inquiry Report. This judicial inquiry cleared the name of the Maltese Prime Minister and his relatives following allegations regarding their involvement […]

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Council of Europe should evaluate Malta taking into account the revelations of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia and the Forbidden Stories consortium

Le 13 July 2018

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Council of Europe should evaluate Malta taking into account the revelations of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia and the Forbidden Stories consortium Paris, July 13th 2018 – The French and Maltese anti-corruption organizations, Sherpa and Il-Kenniesa, request to MONEYVAL, a monitoring body of the Council of Europe entrusted with the task of assessing compliance with the […]

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Ill Gotten Gains: complaint in Canada against twenty officials and their relatives from seven African countries

Le 8 June 2018

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Ill Gotten Gains: Sherpa and the Canadian Coalition against Ill Gotten Gains are filing a complaint in Canada against twenty officials and their relatives from seven African countries June 8, 2018 – Following the initiation of an investigation in Canada regarding the ill-gotten gains case by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), Sherpa and the […]

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Ill-gotten gains: request for an investigation in Canada.

Le 1 March 2018

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PRESS RELEASE, March 1st, 2018  Ill-gotten gains: Sherpa and the Canadian Coalition against Ill-Gotten Gains collectively request an investigation about ill-gotten gains and money laundering in Canada.  Today, the NGO Sherpa has urged the Royal Canadian Mounted Police to conduct an investigation on the purchase conditions of a considerable amount of real estate in Canada, […]

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Ill-Gotten Gains: The Trial of Teodoro Nguema Obiang, Son of the President of Equatorial Guinea, Finally Starts

Le 19 June 2017

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Paris, 19 June 2017 : After ten years of proceedings, the first trial in the « Ill-Gotten Gains » case will start on Monday, 19 June, at 1:30 pm.   From that date and for three weeks, the son of the President of Equatorial Guinea President, Teodoro Nguema Obiang, will be tried before the Paris Criminal court […]

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Ill- gotten gains : Teodoro Obiang has been referred to court

Le 7 September 2016

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Paris, 7th September 2016. The order to refer the son of the Equatorial Guinea President’s Teodoro NGUEMA OBIANG MANGUE to the criminal court has been given Monday 5th September. This decision is following 23rd May prosecutor’s indictment of the Attorney General. A date should be fixed soon for his trial. For the first time, a high […]

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Ill-Gotten Gains: The Public Prosecutor Requests the Opening of a Trial against Obiang

Le 26 May 2016

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  Paris, 26 May 2016   SHERPA and TRANSPARENCY INTERNATIONAL FRANCE are pleased that the Financial Public Prosecutor has at long last signed an indictment of Mister Teodoro NGUEMA OBIANG MANGUE, son of the President of Equatorial Guinea, for referral before the Paris Criminal Court.   Provided that the investigating magistrates soon make an order […]

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NGOs file a complaint against Vinci Russia for corruption of foreign public officials in Khimki Forest motorway case

Le 10 May 2016

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Paris, Prague 10 May 2016 A complaint filed last week is requesting an investigation into alleged corruption involving French company Vinci in the construction of a controversial motorway through Khimki Forest near Moscow. The complaint was filed to Nanterre’s chief investigating judge by civil society groups Sherpa and CEE Bankwatch Network, activists Evgenia Tchirikova and […]

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No immunity for Teodoro Obiang: a trial is imminent

Le 15 December 2015

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Paris, 15 December 2015 The judgment delivered today by the Court of Cassation constitutes a doubly important and historic stage. Firstly, by dismissing this appeal, the Court of Cassation paves the way for the trial of Teodoro Obiang who, to his heart’s content, has, in vain for years, multiplied all possible appeals to either cancel […]

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Sherpa is joining the suit brought against AREVA for corruption of foreign public officials as a civil party

Le 9 December 2015

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Paris, 8 December 2015 In 2007, AREVA bought URAMIN, a company which owns operating licenses in South Africa, Namibia and the Central African Republic. The acquisition was made for 1,8 billion Euros, while the company was valued at a maximum of 600 to 800 Euros. This takeover subsequently proved catastrophic for AREVA, notably because the […]

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Bribery of foreign public officials

Le 18 June 2015

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Country: South Africa, Namibia, The Central African Republic Company targeted: Areva   An overview of the facts and proceedings…  In 2007, AREVA bought UraMin, a company holding operating licenses in South Africa, Namibia, and the Central African Republic, for an amount of 1.8 billion euros, in spite of the fact that it had been estimated between 600 and 800 million euros […]

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Procedures & Milestones : Ill-Gotten Gains – Equatorial Guinea

Le 20 November 2014

May 2007 and July 2008: The associations Sherpa, Survie, and the Federation of Congolese of the Diaspora file a complaint before the Office of the Public Prosecutor of Paris.  They denounce the actions of five foreign heads of state, including Teodoro Obiang Nguema, holding them liable for misappropriation of public funds, the products of which would […]

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Procedure & Milestones : Ill-Gotten Gains, Gabon

Le 20 November 2014

May 2007 and July 2008: The associations Sherpa, Survie, and the Federation of Congolese of the Diaspora file a complaint before the Office of the Public Prosecutor of Paris.  They denounce the actions of five foreign heads of state, including Omar Bongo, holding them liable for misappropriation of public funds, the products of which would have […]

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Procedures & Milestones : Ill-Gotten Gains – Congo Brazzaville

Le 20 November 2014

May 2007 and July 2008: The voluntary associations Sherpa, Survie and Fédération des Congolais de la Diaspora filed a complaint with the Paris Public Prosecutor’s Office. They denounced the misdoings of five foreign Heads of States, among them Denis Sassou Nguesso, accusing them of having misappropriated public funds, and claiming that the proceeds had been […]

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