News / / 10.11.19

Radio Tamazuj: US sanctions two businessmen in South Sudan for alleged corruption

The United States on Friday placed sanctions on two businessmen, saying they had been involved in corruption and procurement fraud in South Sudan.

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) sanctioned Sudanese businessman Ashraf Seed Ahmed Al-Cardinal and South Sudanese businessman Kur Ajing Ater Ajing for “involvement in bribery, kickbacks and procurement fraud with senior government officials in South Sudan”.

Five companies determined to be owned or controlled by Al-Cardinal and one company owned or controlled by Ajing were also sanctioned, the Treasury Department said in a statement extended to Radio Tamazuj.

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