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Vol 49 No 15

Published 18th July 2008


Cameroon

Not the plane truth

The investigation into how the state was tricked out of $40 million is shaking up Yaoundé's political elite

Some of Cameroon's biggest political names are at risk as the Police Judiciaire de Yaoundé continues investigations into the biggest and most complex corruption case in President Paul Biya's 26-year rule. The investigations focus on a trail of shell companies set up in tax havens in various jurisdictions and time zones, the operations of local bank Commercial Bank of Cameroon (CBC) and a parallel investigation by the Swiss police.

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