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  • Algerian Court Issues Jail Sentences in Sonatrach Case

    Algerian Court Issues Jail Sentences in Sonatrach Case

    Tuesday, 2nd February 2016
    A verdict was reached in the high-profile corruption trial of former executives at Algeria's state energy giant, Sonatrach. Six officials were handed between five to six years of jail sentences, including a former vice president and an ex-state bank chief. Two local subsidiaries and two international companies were fined for having played their role in illegal trading.
  • Stiff Sentences for Nigerian Fuel Smugglers

    Stiff Sentences for Nigerian Fuel Smugglers

    Sunday, 1st November 2015
    Nigeria’s Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has announced that seven men have been jailed for 10 years after being arrested with nearly 1,500 tonnes of contraband petrol, the Business Standard reported.
  • Bechtel Egypt Trial in the US Leads to Conviction

    Bechtel Egypt Trial in the US Leads to Conviction

    Wednesday, 25th March 2015
    A former principal vice president of US-based Bechtel Corp. was sentenced to 42 months in prison for accepting $5.2 million in a scheme to manipulate bidding for power contracts in Egypt.