US arrests ex-Hong Kong and Senegal officials in bribery case

US arrests ex-Hong Kong and Senegal officials in bribery case
 

US authorities have arrested a former home secretary of Hong Kong and Senegal's ex-foreign minister on charges of bribing African officials.
Patrick Ho and Cheikh Gadio are accused of leading a multimillion dollar bribery scheme in Chad and Uganda on behalf of a Chinese energy company.
According to the justice department, the defendants started plotting in 2014 after meeting at the UN in New York.
Neither of the accused have commented on the charges yet.
They're accused of paying the president of Chad and the Ugandan foreign minister at the time to secure business advantages for the Chinese... read more

 
21 November 2017 in World News, Views: 88
Source: BBC
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