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Vol 62 No 15

Published 22nd July 2021


Court documents show Gertler at centre of $360m cash laundry

A Swiss court has evidence of the vast sums international companies were paying to politicians in exchange for mining rights

Dan Gertler, middleman in one of the world's biggest mining scandals, laundered money and paid US$360 million in cash bribes to high-ranking politicians in Congo-Kinshasa, according to court documents seen by Africa Confidential. The findings point to an extensive money-laundering consortium benefiting politicians and mining companies in Congo-K over several years.

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