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Former Unaoil executive Ahsani sentenced in US to year in prison for bribery on behalf of energy giants

Former Unaoil executive Saman Ahsani was sentenced today to a year and a day in prison after pleading guilty in the US to foreign bribery charges for facilitating payments across the world on behalf of energy companies.

Ahsani, a UK national, was the chief operating officer of Unaoil, a Monaco-based oil services provider.

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Samuel Rubenfeld


Samuel Rubenfeld is a reporter covering cases of bribery and corruption and some international trade issues. Prior to joining MLex, he was editor of the Kharon Brief, a news and data analysis platform focused on global security issues, including sanctions and export controls. Earlier in his career, Rubenfeld spent about a decade at The Wall Street Journal, including nearly nine years as a reporter covering corporate risk and compliance concerns such as bribery, money laundering, sanctions, terrorist financing and whistleblowers.

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