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Off the hook

Star prosecution witness Andrew Pearse the Credit Suisse banker who admitted his guilt in a plea bargain on 19 July to wire fraud conspiracy and receiving tens of millions of dollars 'knowing they were the proceeds of illegal activity' testified that Boustani and Privinvest CEO Iskandar Safa secured lucrative maritime deals with bribes and kickbacks funded by debt bought by US investors (AC Vol 60 No 16 Guilty plea on conspiracy & Vol 60 No 21 Tuna bonds in Brooklyn)...


Tuna bonds in Brooklyn

Ex-Credit Suisse banker Andrew Pearse who has pleaded guilty to taking $45 million in illegal commissions from the deals told the Brooklyn court how he and other bankers 'provided the bank with false information about Privinvest' – the contractor that supplied the maritime projects purportedly funded by the loans...


Guilty plea on conspiracy

Credit Suisse banker Andrew Pearse whom the US indictment details as having been paid $45 million in kickbacks and a key figure in the scheme pleaded guilty to one charge of conspiracy to commit wire fraud but denied the other charges including money-laundering...


US spears the loan sharks

Privinvest sales official Jean Boustani is named more frequently in the US indictment than anyone else except ex-CS banker Andrew Pearse...

Boustani was arrested on 3 January at New York's JFK airport on the same day that three ex-Credit Suisse bankers on the 'deal team' for the Mozambican loans were arrested in London: Andrew Pearse Detelina Subeva and Surjan Singh...

Andrew Pearse the New Zealander credited in the indictment with coming up with the tuna fleet ruse received at least $45m...


Stalemate and stand-off

Palomar director Andrew Pearse helped arrange the Proindicus loan when he was working at Credit Suisse...


Sovereign default looms

Banker Andrew Pearse who had been instrumental in arranging Crédit Suisse's loans to Mozambique then left the bank to go into business with Iskandar Safa and his holding company Privinvest according to a report in the local Zitamar web-based news site...


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