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Vol 41 No 3

Published 4th February 2000


Nigeria

Russian steal

At least five major Western banks were involved in the transfer, in 1996 and 1997, of 973 million Deutschemark (US$512 mn.) of Nigerian state funds to accounts linked to the son of the late military leader, General Sani Abacha, and his business associates, according to documents uncovered in a London High Court case.

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