Head of Chinese NGO and Former Senegal Foreign Minister Indicted for Bribes Connected with Oil Deals

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Friday, December 1, 2017
Author: 
Bruce Zagaris
Volume: 
33
Issue: 
12
Abstract: 

On November 21, 2017, a criminal complaint was unsealed, charging the head of a non-governmental organization based in Hong Kong and Virginia and the former Foreign Minister of Senegal with participating in a multi-year, multimillion-dollar scheme to bribe high-level officials in Chad and Uganda in exchange for business advantages for a Chinese oil and gas company, which is apparently CEFC China Energy Company CEFCCEC).