News / / 08.20.20

Actualité: Le “Congo n’est pas à vendre” exhorte le gouvernement à mettre fin aux schémas dangereux des banques congolaises

La campagne le « Congo n’est pas à vendre » (CNPAV) s’inquiète de voir une nouvelle publication mettant en cause une banque Congolaise. Le rapport « Affaires risquées », publié par l’organisation américaine « The Sentry », montre comment des entrepreneurs nord-coréens enfreignent des sanctions internationales en passant par le système bancaire congolais et la banque […]

News / / 08.20.20

Munhwa: 조지 클루니 “북한의 민주콩고 인물상 건립은 대북제재 위반

할리우드 배우 조지 클루니가 콩고민주공화국(민주콩고)에서 이뤄지는 북한 업체의 영리사업이 대북제재 위반이라며 당국에 즉각 계약 중단을 촉구했다. AFP 통신에 따르면 비영리 국제감시단체 센트리를 설립한 클루니는 19일 “민주콩고와 같은 지역에서 벌어지는 부패와 돈세탁이 국제 안보에 영향을 주지 않을 것이라고 생각하지 말라”고 경고했다. 센트리는 이날 보고서를 통해 ‘박화성(Pak Hwa Song)’과 ‘황길수(Hwang Kil Su)’라는 이름의 북한 사업가 2명이 지난 […]

News / / 08.20.20

VOA Afrique / AFP: Des Nord-Coréens utilisent les banques congolaises pour contourner les sanctions internationales, selon l’ONG Sentry

L’ONG américaine qui milite contre la corruption, Sentry, a appelé mercredi les autorités congolaises à “annuler” des contrats signés avec une entreprise détenue par des ressortissants nord-coréens en République démocratique du Congo, estimant qu’ils contournent des sanctions internationales. “Les autorités au pouvoir au niveau national et provincial devraient annuler tous les contrats en cours avec [la […]

News / / 08.20.20

Bloomberg: Congo Bank May Be Breaking North Korea Sanctions, Group Says

The Democratic Republic of Congo unit of Cameroon’s Afriland First Bank Group may be violating sanctions by providing banking services to a North Korea-linked statue-building company, a U.S.-based anti-corruption group said. Congo Aconde Sarl, which holds accounts at Afriland, installed two statues in the Congolese city of Kamina in 2018, according to Washington, D.C.-based The Sentry. […]

News / / 08.19.20

Le Soir: RDC: l’ONG de Clooney appelle à l’annulation de contrats signés avec des Nord-Coréens

L’ONG américaine anti-corruption Sentry, co-fondée par l’acteur américain Georges Clooney, a appelé mercredi les autorités congolaises à “annuler” des contrats signés avec une entreprise détenue par des ressortissants nord-coréens en République démocratique du Congo, estimant qu’ils contournent des sanctions internationales. “Les autorités au pouvoir au niveau national et provincial devraient annuler tous les contrats en […]

News / / 08.19.20

RFI: Comment deux entrepreneurs nord-coréens ont contourné les sanctions internationales en RDC

Les sanctions internationales contre la Corée du Nord sont-elles efficaces ? Après les révélations des ONG Global Witness et PPLAAF, c’est une autre ONG, The Sentry, qui démontre dans un rapport à quel point le système de sanctions internationales peut être facilement contourné dans un pays comme la RDC. Dans ce pays, deux ressortissants nord-coréens ont […]

News / / 08.19.20

VOA Lingala: Corée du Nord elekaki na nzela ya ba banques ya RDC mpo kokota na système financier mondial (Sentry)

Corée du Nord eyebaki na kokima epekiselo ya etumbu ya molongo na koleka na nzela ya ba banque ya RDC, elobi na rapport na yango The Sentry ONG oyo elandelaka makambo ya blanchiment d’argent (makoambo ma kolekisa misolo na nzela molili). The Sentry ebimisi mbeba esalamaki mbala mingi mpo na bozangi ekenge na basungi ya […]

News / / 08.19.20

Reuters Africa: South Sudan central bank says foreign exchange reserves have run out

South Sudan, battered by years of conflict and corruption, has run out of foreign exchange reserves and cannot stop the pound’s depreciation, a senior central bank official in the oil-producing nation said on Wednesday. South Sudan gets almost all of its revenue from crude oil, but current output, at around 180,000 barrels per day, has […]

News / / 08.19.20

ACAMS moneylaundering.com: Congolese Bank Branch Gave North Koreans Access to Global Financial System: Report

Two North Korean businessmen over the past two years have openly used a corporate account at Afriland First Bank in the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s southernmost region despite global sanctions against Pyongyang, according to new research… Click here to read the full article. 

News / / 08.19.20

Radio Free Asia: 북, 콩고서 건설회사 차려 사업 진행…대북제재 위반

앵커: 미국의 한 비영리 단체가 북한 사업가들이 아프리카 국가 민주콩고공화국에 건설회사를 차리고 사업을 진행했으며, 콩고 은행과 정치인들이 이를 묵인했을 것이라고 주장했습니다. 유엔 안전보장이사회 등의 대북제재 결의를 공공연하게 위반했다는 지적입니다. 지정은 기자가 보도합니다. 미국의 비영리 국제감시단체 센트리(The Sentry)는 19일 “공공연한 사건: 북한 사업가들은 어떻게 콩고에서 대북제재를 회피했나(Overt affairs: How North Korean Businessmen Busted Sanctions in the Democratic […]

News / / 08.19.20

AFP: Clooney Anti-corruption Group Blasts N Korea Contracts In DR Congo

The Sentry anti-corruption group co-founded by Hollywood star George Clooney urged Congolese authorities Wednesday to “annul” contracts with local companies controlled by North Korean citizens apparently flouting international sanctions. “Don’t think for a second that corruption and money laundering in a place like the Democratic Republic of Congo doesn’t impact international security,” Clooney said. Two […]

News / / 08.19.20

Deadline: George Clooney-Backed Investigative Org Exposes North Korean Banking Scandal In DR Congo

The Sentry, the George Clooney-supported investigative team that follows the dirty money connected to African war criminals and transnational war profiteers, has published a report it says exposes North Korea’s exploitation of vulnerabilities in the DR Congo banking system to escape sanctions and access the global financial system. Clooney co-founded the org with John Prendergast and […]

Press Release / / 08.19.20

Nouveau Rapport d’Enquête: La Corée du Nord Enfreint des Sanctions Internationales via une Banque en RDC

Nouveau Rapport d’Enquête: La Corée du Nord Enfreint des Sanctions Internationales via une Banque en RDC George Clooney, co-fondateur, The Sentry, lance un avertissement : « Ne pensez pas une seule seconde que la corruption et le blanchiment d’argent dans un endroit comme la République démocratique du Congo n’impactent pas la sécurité internationale ». Le 19 août 2020 […]

Press Release / / 08.19.20

BREAKING: North Korea Exploits Bank in Congo to Bust Global Sanctions

Breaking Investigative Report: North Korea Busts Global Sanctions via Bank in DR Congo George Clooney, The Sentry’s Co-Founder, warns: “Don’t think for a second that corruption and money laundering in a place like the Democratic Republic of Congo doesn’t impact international security.” August 19, 2020 (Washington, D.C.) – Evading the international sanctions designed to disrupt […]

Press Release / / 08.17.20

The Sentry Welcomes Bipartisan Letter on Reforms and Sanctions in the DRC

The Sentry Welcomes Bipartisan Group of Senators’ Call to Secretaries of State, Treasury to Expand Targeted Sanctions, Focus on Anti-Corruption Reforms in DR Congo  August 17, 2020 (Washington, DC) – The Sentry welcomes the letter sent by Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Jim Risch (R-ID), Ranking Member Bob Menendez (D-NJ), and Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL), Tim […]

Press Release / / 08.17.20

The Sentry salue la lettre bipartite sur des sanctions ciblées et des réformes anticorruption en RDC

The Sentry salue la demande du groupe bipartite de sénateurs aux secrétaires d’État et du Trésor des États-Unis pour élargir la portée des sanctions ciblées et exiger des réformes anticorruption en République démocratique du Congo  Le 17 août 2020 (Washington, D.C.) – The Sentry salue la lettre à l’intention du secrétaire d’État Mike Pompeo et du secrétaire du […]

News / / 08.07.20

Eye Radio: Kiir gives Igga green light to introduce economic reforms

President Salva Kiir has instructed the Economic Cluster of the transitional government to proceed with the economic reform agenda, following weeks of assessment of national revenue stream. “We are making a lot of changes, a lot of reforms and he [Kiir] has blessed all these reforms as we put them into recommendations to him,” Dr. James […]

News / / 08.05.20

Washington Institute for Near East Policy: Mapping Hezbollah’s Worldwide Activities

…The release of this interactive map is a tremendous reflection of Dr. Levitt’s scholarship, expertise, and background as a former FBI analyst and Treasury official. In general, maps are a valued way of conveying information in a time when we are inundated with information and short on memory. They can consolidate, curate, and give shape […]

Op-Ed / / 08.05.20

The Hill Op-ed: Two Rare Moments With John Lewis

Note: This op-ed originally appeared in The Hill and was written by John Prendergast, Co-Founder of The Sentry. From the time he was a young man in the 1960s, John Lewis consistently put his life on the line in pursuit of racial justice. During his extraordinary career in public service, he lent his name and commitment to numerous causes, […]

News / / 07.29.20

RFI: DRC: Israel Kaseya, whistleblower or scammer at Access Bank?

En République démocratique du Congo, une nouvelle affaire pourrait entacher la réputation du secteur bancaire. Un ancien employé d’Access Bank RDC, Israël Kaseya, est poursuivi pour faux et usage de faux et est soupçonné d’avoir détourné plusieurs centaines de milliers de dollars. Mais pour son avocat comme pour ses proches, il s’agit d’un harcèlement judiciaire […]