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Dan Gertler

Date of Birth: December 1973


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In Washington's sights

In January it emerged that outgoing US President Donald Trump had secretly suspended sanctions against Israeli businessman Dan Gertler accused by the Treasury Department of grand corruption in Congo-Kinshasa...


Bank officials 'expose money-laundering network'

Two auditors who fled Congo-Kinshasa in fear of their lives have leaked thousands of bank records showing how companies linked to Israeli business magnate Dan Gertler were able to bypass sanctions imposed on him by the United States in December 2017...

Worried Koko Lobanga wrote a letter to Afriland's Kinshasa management saying that 'irregularities have been detected on Mr Dan Gertler's accounts' and that 'these irregularities are capable of exposing the bank to risks of non-conformity on the national or international level'...

REVOLVING DOORS IN KINSHASA The documents collected by Navy Malela one of the in-house auditorsofficers at Afriland First Bank in Kinshasa show how a special intermediary account at the bank that was not tied to any individual – called the disposition à payer (DAP) account - allowed companies in Dan Gertler's network to convert many millions of US dollar banknotes into euros...

Dan Gertler said through his lawyers Carter-Ruck that neither he nor his wife 'recall any such deposit into Mrs Gertler's account'...

AFRILAND'S AXIS As well as the companies linked to Israeli magnate Dan Gertler Afriland had several other controversial clients...

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Fury greets Gertler report

Early last month a joint investigation by news media and NGOs claimed mining magnate Dan Gertler had set up a money-laundering ring which apparently allowed him to evade United States sanctions imposed over bribery in Congo-Kinshasa...

23 years of mining Congo for profit Dan Gertler has been the subject of growing controversy since he first arrived in Congo-Kinshasa in 1997 just after Laurent-Désiré Kabila's rebel forces ended the 32-year dictatorship of Mobutu Sese Seko (AC Vol 38 No 9 Business at war)...


Gertler tries to dodge sanctions

Israeli mining tycoon Dan Gertler's latest plan to sidestep sanctions on his companies in Congo-Kinshasa will test the seriousness of Washington's efforts to crack down on corruption...

In December 2017 the US Treasury announced that the companies were enabling 'Dan Gertler to access the international financial system and profit from corruption and misconduct'...


Clash of the kings

Not for saleAdding to the pressure international and local civil society groups called 'Congo Is Not for Sale' demand that President Tshisekedi freeze the Congolese assets and businesses of the Israeli mining mogul Dan Gertler...


The China price

Core GertlerAt the heart of Glencore's problems in Congo-K is the fact that its assets were acquired with the assistance of the Israeli businessman Dan Gertler who was placed on a US sanctions list in December 2017...

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Tshisekedi tries his luck

An equally embarrassing hangover from the Kabila years is Dan Gertler the Israeli billionaire who partnered with Glencore and ERG in their Congolese mines...


Contradictions in the contracts

Years of reporting by United Nations Expert Panels and journalists in Kinshasa have uncovered the clandestine networks in the country's industrial copper and cobalt mining sector with companies including Glencore and Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation (ENRC) – now Eurasian Resources Group (ERG) – shown to have secured their local assets through business relationships with the Israeli billionaire businessman Dan Gertler (AC Vol 59 No 5 Kabila's survival strategy & Vol 59 No 17 Kabila's two-front offensive)...


Kabila's two-front offensive

Officials in Kinshasa are examining Katumbi's connections to Zambian-Senegalese businessman Abdoulaye Ndiaye a prominent figure in Zambia's gem-mining sector who is a joint venture partner of Israeli-Russian oligarch Lev Leviev a bitter business rival of Kabila's best billionaire friend the controversial Israeli mining magnate Dan Gertler...


Making the miners sweat

Glencore also faces a tricky tango with former partner Dan Gertler who is suing the company for billions of dollars relating to unpaid royalties from KCC and the Mutanda mine...


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