Region: Congo, the Democratic Republic of the

OAG opens investigation into alleged DRC money laundering scheme

Swiss prosecutors have opened a criminal investigation into “persons unknown” following allegations that the former president of the Democratic Republic of the Congo laundered stolen funds through bank accounts at UBS.

25 May 2023

Alvarez & Marsal to support Glencore monitorship

Glencore announced in its annual ethics report that its recently-accepted compliance monitors will be working with the forensic accounting firm.

28 April 2023

SFO: decision to investigate ENRC didn’t hinge on Gerrard leaks

The UK’s anti-fraud agency has told a London court that it received intelligence from various sources besides ENRC’s former solicitor before deciding to investigate the Kazakh miner.

14 March 2023

Glencore sentenced to pay $700 million for bribery scheme

A New York judge also ordered the commodities trader to pay $30 million in restitution to a company that was found to have been a victim of Glencore’s conduct in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

28 February 2023

Glencore to pay $180 million to the DRC over corruption claims

Anglo-Swiss commodities trader Glencore will pay the Democratic Republic of Congo $180 million as part of an agreement over its alleged corrupt practices in the country.

05 December 2022

Glencore says it should pay only $12m restitution to medical company owners

The owners of a medical services company asked for a $50 million restitution for loss of business after a Glencore subsidiary terminated several contracts to provide healthcare for miners and their families.

09 November 2022

Glencore facing potential $50 million restitution claim from medical company owners

The owners of a medical services company says the Anglo-Swiss commodities trader appointed a “bogus doctor” to manage clinics their company operated for workers in Glencore-owned mines.

26 October 2022

Swiss NGO reports UBS over alleged DRC money laundering breaches

11 July 2022

‘Millions’ missing in DRC state miner’s repayments to treasury

06 June 2022

NGO appeals against dismissal of human rights lawsuit targeting tech companies

01 December 2021

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