13.08.2019 - 15:19 [ BBC ]

Israeli billionaire Beny Steinmetz to be tried over ‚Guinea bribes‘

sraeli billionaire Beny Steinmetz and two associates are to stand trial for allegedly bribing Guinean officials to win mining licences, Swiss prosecutors say.

The trio allegedly paid $10m (£8.2m) to one of the wives of former Guinean President Lansana Conte.

Mr Steinmetz and his mining company Beny Steinmetz Group Resources (BSGR) have previously denied any wrongdoing.