On March 10, the Central Bank of Iraq (CBI) announced that the privately-owned Iraqi banks will be required to increase capital to ID 250 bn (USD 213 mn) over the next three years. Each bank will have to reach an initial capital target of ID 100 bn by the end of the first year and […]
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Three managers of state-owned Iraqi banks have been arrested on suspicion of using bogus transfers to siphon off billions of dollars of government money to invest in private business.
The charges against Sudani and others has to do with the $5.3 billion food ration system, the largest in the world, that the Trade Ministry controls.
The lack of a comprehensive and stand-alone metering system at Iraq’s oil production chain has been a longstanding problem, allowing crude and refined products smuggling operations to sustain political militias during the past years.
French oil giant Total said Tuesday it has been charged with corruption and influence-peddling relating to the United Nations' Iraqi oil-for-food programme of the 1990s.