Portuguese Prosecutors Finalize Charges against Banco Espíritu Santo Insiders in Angola

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Friday, July 29, 2022
Author: 
Bruce Zagaris
Volume: 
38
Issue: 
8
Abstract: 

On July 22, 2022, the Portuguese media announced that on July 15, 2022 the Central Department of Investigation and Prosecution (DCIAP) for Portugal’s Office of Public Prosecutions has finalized new charge sheets in two cases connected to the defunct Espíritu Santo group, with respect to financing by Banco Espíritu Santo (BES) to its subsidiary in Angola, Banco Espíritu Santo Angola (BESA).[1]



[1]   Lusa,  Prosecutors finalise more charges in cases linked to BESA, July 22, 2022  https://econews.pt/2022/07/22/prosecutors-finalise-more-charges-in-cases-linked-to-bes.