U.S., Jersey, and Nigeria Make Agreement to Repatriate Over $300 Million of Stolen Abacha Funds

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Thursday, February 6, 2020
Author: 
Bruce Zagaris
Volume: 
36
Issue: 
2
Abstract: 

On February 3, 2020, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) signed a trilateral agreement with the governments of Nigeria and Jersey to repatriate approximately $308 million of embezzled and/or stolen funds of former Nigerian dictator Sani Abacha and his co-conspirators to Nigeria.[1]