TRACKING THE ASSETS OF CONGO BRAZZAVILLE KLEPTOCRATS [PEPs]
Republic of Congo President Sassou-Nguesso's grip on power in the natural resource-rich country has lasted decades.
Sassou-Nguesso further solidified his power with his fifth and most recent election victory in March of this year, which also resulted in the appointment of his namesake son to a new government position.
With this concentration of power within the hands of a few key individuals come accusations of corruption.
Sassou-Nguesso's family members have been connected to property assets in Florida, New York City, and elsewhere.
Sassoufit, with the support of C4ADS, tracked the assets of Sassou-Nguesso's allies, family members, and political nomenklatura[*], tracking a total of USD 32.5 million tied to these politically exposed people.
Read the report - https://collectifsassoufit.files.wordpress.com/2021/09/assets-abound-report-4.pdf
[*] The nomenklatura (Russian: номенклату́ра, IPA: [nəmʲɪnklɐˈturə] (About this soundlisten); from Latin: nomenclatura) were a category of people within the Soviet Union and other Eastern Bloc countries who held various key administrative positions in the bureaucracy, running all spheres of those countries' activity: government, industry, agriculture, education, etc., whose positions were granted only with approval by the communist party of each country or region.
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