Financial Crime Financial Crime

Middleman’s younger brother accused of visa, bank fraud by lawyer for ex-Vitol trader in US bribery trial

By Samuel Rubenfeld
  • 30 Jan 2024 00:16
  • 30 Jan 2024 00:16
After accusing the middleman in an alleged foreign bribery scheme of abusing drugs, lying to his wife and cheating on his taxes, lawyers for a Vitol trader on trial for corruption sought to damage the credibility of the middleman’s younger brother by saying he had committed visa fraud and bank fraud.

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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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