Sat, 15 Aug 2020 10:50 - Updated Sat, 15 Aug 2020 10:49
Former Central Bank governor sentenced to eight years in prison
Luanda - The former governor of the National Bank of Angola (BNA), Valter Filipe, was sentenced Friday to eight years in prison by the criminal chamber of the Supreme Court.
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Likewise, the former chairperson of the Sovereign Fund of Angola, José Filomeno dos Santos (Zenu), and António Bule, both sentenced to five years in prison, as well as George Gaudens, six years, for the illicit transfer of US$500 million to Banco Credit Suisse, known as "Case 500 million".
They were convicted of embezzlement, influence peddling and fraud, and are to pay compensation of 300 000 kwanzas each, 150 000 for the judicial services and in solidarity title the amount of five million kwanzas.
However, the defence lawyers have already appealed against the rulings, with suspensive effect.
- 15/08/2020 10:43:36
Luanda - The National Assembly closed Friday, the work of the 3rd Legislative Session of the IV legislature, with the approval of 44 laws and 55 resolutions, between October 2019 and August 2020.
- 15/08/2020 09:07:16
Luena - The Attorney General's Office in Moxico (PGR) Friday in Luena, indicted the former administrator of the municipality of Alto Zambezi, Alexandre Paulino Bumba, in the crimes of embezzlement, violation of rules and budget.
- 15/08/2020 08:17:53
Luanda - After eight months of trial, the former chairman of the board of the Sovereign Fund of Angola, José Filomeno dos Santos "Zenu", was sentenced on Friday to five years in prison by the Supreme Court.