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U.S. sends clear message to African looters: Guinean former minister gets 7 years

ESAT News (August 28, 2017) A former Guinean mining minister was sentenced to 7 years in jail for laundering 8.5 million dollars, money that he took as bribes from a Chinese mineral company. Mahmoud Thiam was convicted in May of taking illegal payments to help China International Fund Ltd. win exclusive rights to mine Guinea’s iron, gold, diamonds and bauxite ...

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