U.S. Department of Justice Freezes More than $3 Million of Former Nigerian Governor

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Thursday, November 1, 2012
Author: 
Bruce Zagaris
Volume: 
28
Issue: 
11
Abstract: 

 

On July 24, 2012, the U.S. Department of Justice announced that it has obtained a restraining order against more than $3 million in corrupt proceeds located in the U.S. related to James Onanefe Ibori, the former governor of Nigeria‚Äôs Delta State.  The order was obtained through an application to register and enforce two orders from the United Kingdom courts.[1]



[1]               U.S. DOJ Freezes More Than $3 Million in Corruption Proceeds Related to James Ibori, July 24, 2012.