A mining company owned by one of Israel’s wealthiest businessmen filed a suit on Friday against the Jewish-American billionaire George Soros, accusing him of a long-running campaign to sabotage his business efforts in the African country of Guinea, Bloomberg reported Saturday.
Police suspect six million euro served as “petty cash” for billionaire business magnate Beny Steinmetz for bribery deals he was allegedly involved in.
Israeli billionaire Beny Steinmetz, prominent political consultant Tal Silberstein and four other businessmen were arrested Monday over allegedly using fake contracts to move and launder money.
Israeli billionaire Beny Steinmetz, a well-known strategic adviser and three other businessmen were detained for questioning under caution on Monday over allegedly using fake contracts to move and launder money.
The UK’s anti-fraud investigating body said Monday it is probing Rio Tinto’s dealings in Guinea involving the giant Simandou iron ore project.
e are Israelis and we know how to fight. We are not going to let it go.” Beny Steinmetz’s words to a tribunal in Paris two weeks ago capped a colourful testimony via videolink from Israel.
Asher Avidan was the top official in Guinea for Steinmetz’s BSG Resources, which is accused of paying millions of dollars in bribes in 2008 to win the right to mine part of the West African country’s giant Simandou iron-ore deposit.
The Telegraph newspaper reported that Steinmetz blamed Soros’ advice to Guinean president Alpha Condé for the mess BSGR is in.
A key associate of mining magnate Beny Steinmetz has declined to testify at an arbitration hearing in Paris at the last minute, on the advice of his lawyers.
Israeli businessman Beny Steinmetz has labelled George Soros “nuts” and accused him of trying to upset his hopes of developing the Simandou iron ore mine in Guinea, according to a report in London’s The Telegraph newspaper.