Press Release / / 01.02.22

Sudan PM Hamdok Resigns – The Sentry Urges Consequences for Military Rulers

Sudan Prime Minister Hamdok Resigns The Sentry Urges Consequences for Military Rulers January 2, 2021 (Washington, DC) – Sudan’s Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok resigned today, amid widespread anti-coup protests across the nation. Experts at The Sentry are available for comment and analysis. John Prendergast, Co-Founder of The Sentry, said: “The longer the United States and […]

Press Release / / 12.17.21

Today: US Sanctions Central African Militia Leader Darassa

BREAKING: US Sanctions Central African Militia Leader Ali Darassa   December 17, 2021 (Washington, DC) – Today, the US Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) announced sanctions on Central African militia leader Ali Darassa for serious human rights abuses, including killings, torture, rape, abductions, violence against children, and deadly attacks on camps of […]

Press Release / / 12.13.21

BREAKING: EU Sanctions Russia’s Wagner Group

BREAKING: EU Sanctions Russia’s Wagner Group   December 13, 2021 (Washington, DC) – Today, the Council of the European Union announced sanctions against the Wagner Group, a Kremlin-linked defense and security firm. The measures target the Wagner Group itself, and eight individuals and three entities connected to it. In recent investigative reports, The Sentry has been at […]

Press Release / / 12.09.21

Today: New targeted US Sanctions – South Sudanese companies among 15 designations

BREAKING: US Sanctions South Sudanese Companies Linked to President’s Inner Circle   December 9, 2021 (Washington, DC) – The US Department of the Treasury today sanctioned two companies linked to the sanctioned South Sudanese businessman Benjamin Bol Mel. The sanctions were imposed by the Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) as Global Magnitsky designations, which target […]

Press Release / / 12.06.21

White House Announces “Hard-Hitting” Strategy on Countering Corruption

White House Announces “Hard-Hitting” Strategy on Countering Corruption December 6, 2021 (Washington, DC) – Today, the Biden Administration released its “Strategy on Countering Corruption.”  The Strategy comes in advance of the Summit for Democracy being held this week in Washington, DC. Experts from The Sentry, which has been at the forefront of exposing grand corruption […]

Press Release / / 12.06.21

US Sanctions 13 More in Dan Gertler Network

US Sanctions 13 More in Dan Gertler Network December 6, 2021 (Washington, DC) – The US Department of the Treasury today announced it has sanctioned Alain Mukonda for providing support to sanctioned billionaire Dan Gertler, as well as 12 entities linked to Mukonda or companies associated with him in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Gibraltar. With today’s action, […]

Press Release / / 12.03.21

BREAKING – DR Congo Mining Chief Yuma Fired by President

BREAKING – Democratic Republic of Congo: Albert Yuma Removed as Head of Congo’s State-Run Mining Company   December 3, 2021 (Washington, DC) – Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) President Felix Tshisekedi today announced the removal of Albert Yuma from his position as board chairman of the state mining company Gécamines. The announcement comes in the […]

Press Release / / 11.29.21

Rapport d’enquête : Fraude et pots-de-vin derrière le « contrat du siècle » entre la Chine et le Congo

Rapport d’enquête The Sentry Fraude et pots-de-vin derrière le « contrat du siècle » entre la Chine et le Congo Des versements depuis une « tirelire » au bénéfice du cercle intime de l’ex-président ont déblayé le terrain pour un projet minier de plusieurs milliards de dollars visant à financer l’infrastructure nationale L’argent sale s’écoulait à travers des banques […]

Press Release / / 11.28.21

Breaking: China-Congo “Deal of the Century” Linked to Fraud, Bribery

Investigative Report by The Sentry: Fraud and Bribery Linked to China-Congo “Deal of the Century” Payoffs Through “Piggy Bank” for Ex-President’s Inner Circle Cleared Path for Multibillion-Dollar Mining Project Meant to Fund National Infrastructure Dirty Money Flowed Through International Banks November 29, 2021 (Washington, DC) – A massive deal between Chinese state-owned engineering firms and the Democratic Republic […]

Press Release / / 11.21.21

BREAKING: Sudan’s Prime Minister Released from Detention

BREAKING: Sudan’s Prime Minister Hamdok Freed from Detention   November 21, 2021 (Washington, DC) – Sudan’s Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok was freed from detention today, according to breaking news reports. The release comes amid massive street demonstrations protesting the recent military coup. John Prendergast, Co-Founder of The Sentry, said: “The international community shouldn’t be mollified by this […]

Press Release / / 11.19.21

La plus grande fuite de données de l’histoire de l’Afrique révèle des millions de dollars planqués dans l’immobilier à Washington

  ALERTE INFO : « CONGO HOLD-UP » La plus grande fuite de données de l’histoire de l’Afrique révèle des millions de dollars planqués dans l’immobilier à Washington   Washington, le 19 novembre 2021 – De nombreux indicateurs de risque de corruption, de blanchiment d’argent et d’autres crimes financiers ont étés ignorés pendant que des millions de dollars liés […]

Press Release / / 11.19.21

Africa’s Biggest-Ever Data Leak Reveals Dirty Millions Stashed in Washington DC Real Estate

  BREAKING: ‘CONGO HOLD-UP’ Africa’s Biggest-Ever Data Leak Reveals Dirty Millions Stashed in Washington DC Real Estate   November 19, 2021 (Washington, DC) – Red flags for corruption, money laundering, and other financial crimes were ignored as millions of dollars linked to the former president of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) traveled through a […]

Press Release / / 11.03.21

Sudan’s Coup: New Report Spotlights Corruption of Military and Security Services

  New Report Spotlights Corruption of Military and Security Services Underlying Coup in Sudan International Policy Actions and Financial Pressures Urged to Address Crisis, Support Return to Civilian Transition November 3, 2021 (Washington, DC) – A new report by The Sentry details power dynamics in Sudan following the October 25th military coup, spotlighting the corrupt […]

Press Release / / 10.27.21

Sentry Report: Kenya Illicit Finance Risks and Assessment

New Report from The Sentry: Kenya’s Financial System Faces Historic Opportunities to Counter Illicit Finance and Money Laundering October 27, 2021 (London / Washington, DC) – A new report by The Sentry details critical steps that Kenya can take to support financial transparency and integrity as it prepares for a series of major reviews and […]

Press Release / / 10.14.21

US-Kenya Meeting Today Should Focus on Corruption, Illicit Assets

Biden-Kenyatta Meeting at White House Today: Experts Urge Kenya and US to Focus on Countering Corruption and Illicit Assets   October 14, 2021 (Washington, DC) – As President Joe Biden hosts Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta at the White House today, experts at The Sentry welcome the meeting and urge a focus on efforts to counter […]

Press Release / / 10.14.21

Report: Sanctioned South Sudanese Businessmen Are Skirting US Sanctions

ALERT FROM THE SENTRY: Sanctioned Businessmen Linked to Multibillion-Dollar Contracts with South Sudan Government   October 14, 2021 (Washington, DC) – The government of South Sudan is awarding billions of dollars in contracts to companies that appear to be controlled by sanctioned persons close to the president, warns The Sentry in a new investigative report released today. […]

Press Release / / 10.07.21

Sudan Report: Banking Reforms Needed to Counter Corruption Slowing Economic Progress

New Report: Banking Reforms Needed to Counter Deep-Seated Corruption Slowing Economic Progress in Sudan  Positive Steps by Transitional Government Undermined Due to Lack of Transparency and Enforcement Experts Urge Critical Policy Actions to Address Entrenched Corruption, Rebuild Economy, and Encourage Foreign Investment October 7, 2021 (London / Washington, DC) – Issues of economic mismanagement and […]

Press Release / / 08.20.21

Castel Group Responds to Sentry Report on Links to Violence in Central Africa

Castel Group to Open Investigation In Response to Allegations in Sentry Report Published This Week, The Sentry’s Investigative Report Reveals Sugar and Beverage Giant’s Subsidiary Funded Violent Criminal Militia to Protect Business Interests, Despite Knowledge of Extreme Brutality Against Civilians in the Central African Republic, Including Mass Killings, Rape, and Torture August 20, 2021 (Washington DC […]

Press Release / / 08.18.21

Nouveau rapport : Le Groupe Castel lié à des atrocités en Afrique centrale

Nouveau Rapport : Le Groupe Castel, géant français du sucre et des boissons, lié à des atrocités de masse en Afrique centrale Une filiale du Groupe Castel a financé et soutenu des milices criminelles violentes pour protéger ses intérêts commerciaux, bien qu’elle ait eu connaissance de brutalités extrêmes commises à l’encontre des civils en République centrafricaine, […]

Press Release / / 08.18.21

Breaking: Beverage Giant Castel Group Linked to Mass Atrocities in Central Africa

Breaking Report: French Sugar and Beverage Giant Castel Group Linked to Mass Atrocities in Central Africa Castel Group Subsidiary Funded and Provided Support to Violent Criminal Militia to Protect Business Interests, Despite Knowledge of Extreme Brutality Against Civilians in the Central African Republic, Including Mass Killings, Rape, and Torture August 18, 2021 (Washington DC / […]