Texas Connection To Illegal Congo Gold Trade
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In the belly of the plane was a cargo of more than 400 kilograms (881 pounds) of gold… [S]ources in Goma said it was swapped for the bargain price of $6.8 million in cash that was unloaded by soldiers loyal to a notorious Congolese warlord-turned-army general, Bosco Ntaganda. …
The Texas-registered plane is owned by Southlake Aviation in Dallas and was rented to CAMAC International, a $2 billion a year oil and gas firm headquartered in Houston, according to reports in local newspapers.
CAMAC’s chairman and CEO is the Nigerian-born oil magnate Kase Lawal who was appointed to U.S. President Barack Obama’s Advisory Committee for Trade Policy and Negotiation in September 2010.
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