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JOHANNESBURG -- Africa loses the benefit of billions of dollars each year through illegal tax evasion, money transfers and secretive business deals, more than all the money coming into the continent through aid and investment, according to a report...
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World NowThe son of the autocratic president of Equatorial Guinea is wanted by French authorities investigating him for alleged corruption. Police have already confiscated 14 luxury cars belonging to Teodoro Obiang....
L.A. NOWThe federal government is moving to seize $70.8 million in assets, including a Malibu mansion, a Gulfstream jet and $2 million worth of Michael Jackson memorabilia, from the son of the president of Equatorial Guinea, alleging that the wealth was......
Times Staff WriterWASHINGTON -- As vast offshore oil fields generate hundreds of millions of dollars for tiny Equatorial Guinea, there are few signs of the petroleum boom in the impoverished West African nation. Most of the population lives on about a dollar a day, and...
Was Moammar Gadhafi the last of the "buffoon dictators," asked BBC News in October. His legend was earned not merely with his now-famous, dirty-old-man scrapbook of Condoleezza Rice photos. Wrote a BBC reporter, "One day [Gadhafi] was a Motown [backup]...
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The Swampby Richard Simon Former Rep. William J. Jefferson (D-La.), who gained national attention after federal agents found $90,000 in his freezer, was convicted Wednesday of political corruption. Jefferson, 62, was found guilty in federal court in Alexandria,...
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