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“American courts should tread warily in enforcing foreign laws,” convicted Guinean official says

By Kelly Swanson

14 May 2018

“American courts should tread warily in enforcing foreign laws,” convicted Guinean official says Thurgood Marshall courthouse, the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, New York Jim Henderson, Wikimedia Commons

Mahmoud Thiam, convicted of laundering bribes from a Chinese investment firm last year, has rubbished arguments by the DOJ that McDonnell should not apply to his case.