For years investigative journalist and activist Rafael Marques de Morais has toiled to expose corruption and human rights violations in Angola. His hard-hitting blog Maka Angola is widely considered to be the authority on corruption, including nepotism and money laundering. In a recent report, he brings to light the U.S. $518-million operation allegedly orchestrated in 2013 by a Portuguese lawyer living in Angola and then CEO of Banco Espírito Santo Angola. The report exposes the alleged "extraordinary role of Portuguese facilitators - especially bank executives, lawyers and intermediaries - in setting up related operations" at the expense of Angolans.
Half-a-Billion-Dollar Scam of Espírito Santo Bank
Maka, 5 March 2018
In the plunder that has been carried out in Angola, little has been said about the extraordinary role of Portuguese facilitators – especially bank executives, lawyers and… Read more »
Banco Espirito Santo Angola (file photo).
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