A Better Restitution for Darfur – The New York Times

By ERIC REEVES JULY 14, 2015
It is now a year since the guilty plea by BNP Paribas, the French banking giant, to charges by the Department of Justice that it had done clandestine business with the governments of Sudan, Iran and Cuba, countries that were subject to economic sanctions. Over the period covered in the indictment, from 2004 to 2012, the amount that was criminally laundered came to more than $8.8 billion, which determined the size of the penalty.The bulk of these illegal transactions — about $6.4 billion, or more than 70 percent — involved Sudan …

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