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BSG Resources boss Steinmetz convicted in Swiss bribery case

By Martin Coyle
  • 22 Jan 2021 12:02
  • 22 Jan 2021 12:09

BSG Resources' boss Beny Steinmetz has today been convicted of bribery charges in a Geneva court following a two-week trial.

Steinmetz was charged by Swiss prosecutors with bribery and fraud charges linked to the award of mining licenses in Guinea between 2005 and 2010, and faced allegations that he paid millions

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Martin Coyle

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Martin Coyle is a senior correspondent, based in MLex's London office, reporting daily on bribery and corruption issues in the UK and Europe. Previously he was a senior editor at Thomson Reuters where he covered anti-money laundering, financial crime and regulatory enforcement issues. Prior to that he was editor of The Accountant, the world's oldest accounting publication, and International Accounting Bulletin, a bi-monthly business journal owned by Lafferty.

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