Region: Chad

Canadian businessman’s bribery sentence shows disparities for foreign defendants

US prosecutors and a federal judge tried to ensure Naeem Tyab would serve his three-year prison sentence in a minimum-security “prison camp”, but the Bureau of Prisons ultimately decided he was ineligible as a “deportable alien”.

08 December 2023

Canadian businessman gets prison for high-level bribery scheme

A DC federal judge sentenced Naeem Tyab to three years in prison and three years of supervised release for conspiring to pay Chadian diplomats $2 million to secure oil rights in the country for his energy startup.

07 September 2023

UK returns proceeds of corrupt scheme to Chad

The UK has sent £4.4 million in illicit funds recovered as part of an SFO corruption probe to help vulnerable people in Chad.

30 November 2021

SFO recovers £4.4 million in Chad oil corruption case

22 March 2018

US DoJ seeks to recover US$34 million of bribes from Chad officials

The US Department of Justice (DoJ) announced on 30 June that it is seeking to recover millions of dollars from allegedly corrupt officials in Chad, including the country’s former ambassador to the US and Canada.

30 June 2015

Griffiths Canada foreign bribery settlement sparks reputation lawsuit

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A former ambassador to Canada has sued a company and counsel connected to the Griffiths Energy International foreign bribery case, after the company claimed he had accepted bribes.

06 February 2015

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