Swiss court sentences Israeli billionaire Beny Steinmetz to five years imprisonment on corruption charges

In a landmark verdict in one of the mining world’s most high profile legal cases, a Swiss criminal court found Israeli businessman Beny Steinmetz guilty of corruption and forgery on Friday and sentenced him to five years in jail with a sizeable fine. The ruling after a two-week trial is a blow for Steinmetz, a… Read More Swiss court sentences Israeli billionaire Beny Steinmetz to five years imprisonment on corruption charges

Israeli billionaire Beny Steinmetz goes on trial for corruption in Geneva court

Israeli billionaire Beny Steinmetz went on trial in a Geneva court on Monday on corruption and forgery charges linked to mining concessions in the West African nation of Guinea. Steinmetz was indicted in August 2019 by a Geneva prosecutor who accused him and two aides of paying or having $10 million in bribes paid to… Read More Israeli billionaire Beny Steinmetz goes on trial for corruption in Geneva court