U.S. Justice Department Pursues Forfeiture of Obiang Assets

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Saturday, September 1, 2012
Bruce Zagaris


                On June 11, 2012, the U.S. Department of Justice filed a second amended verified complaint for forfeiture in rem against real and personal property held for the benefit of Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue, the Second Vice President of Equatorial Guinea for National Defense and State Security, and son of the President of Equatorial Guinea.[1]

[1]               United States v. One White Crystal-Covered “Bad Tour” Glove and Other Michael Jackson memorabilia; Real Property Located on Sweetwater Mesa Road in Malibu, California; One 2011 Ferrari 599 GAO, U.S. District Court C.D. Cal., No. CV 2: 11-3582-GW-SS.