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Conduct of Unaoil’s inside-man “stinks of corruption”

By James Thomas

18 May 2020

Conduct of Unaoil’s inside-man “stinks of corruption” Monaco, where Unaoil is headquartered (Credit: shutterstock.com/grutfrut)

An Iraqi oil official must have been a corrupt insider rather than a lobbyist helping Monaco-based Unaoil secure $800 million worth of contracts for a client, a court has heard.