Monday, March 26, 2012

White Collar Crime - Nigeria

Chief James Ibori, former governor of Delta State.

Nigeria - contributed by Sofunde Osakwe Ogundipe & Belgore

UK fraud conviction highlights Nigeria's deficient enforcement measures
An English court's recent conviction of James Ibori, former governor of Delta State, on charges of fraud and money laundering is just one of several instances in which fraud committed in Africa has resulted in convictions outside Africa. The case adds justification to the perception that the Nigerian authorities – for whatever reason – are content to leave fraud and corruption prosecution to other jurisdictions.
Author: Babajide Oladipo Ogundipe

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