Libya’s Fuel Smuggling: A New Swiss Connection is Revealed

An investigation spanning over a year by Public Eye and TRIAL International in Switzerland, Malta and Sicily revealed that Swiss company, Kolmar Group AG, a large fuel and biofuels trader headquartered in Zug, has been involved in the illegal smuggling of Libyan fuel.
The report reminds that if any company knowingly purchases a commodity that was stolen from a country at war, that company could be guilty of pillaging (or of complicity in pillaging), a war crime under the International Criminal Court’s Rome Statute (Article 8 (2)(e)(v)) and Swiss criminal law (Article 264g (c) of the Swiss criminal code). readmore

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