News / / 12.17.18

The Age: African general pinged by George Clooney loses case against police

A bid by the family of a South Sudanese general to lift a police-imposed freezing order on their $1.5 million Melbourne home has been rejected by the County Court.

Australian Federal Police allege General James Hoth Mai was involved in money laundering to pay for a luxury home in Narre Warren and European cars for his children.

The police interest in his movement of money was sparked by a 2016 report on the siphoning of assets from South Sudan co-authored by Hollywood star George Clooney…

Click here to read the full article.