AU busi­ness­man charged with con­spir­ing to bribe Nau­ru­ans

Fiji Sun - - International Business -

A self-pro­fessed in­ter­na­tional trade ex­ec­u­tive and en­tre­pre­neur with ex­ten­sive busi­ness in­ter­ests in Nauru has been charged with con­spir­ing to bribe of­fi­cials in the is­land na­tion’s gov­ern­ment,

7.30 can re­veal.

The Aus­tralian Fed­eral Po­lice (AFP) on Thurs­day charged Moza­m­mil Gu­lam­ab­bas Bho­jani with one count of con­spir­acy to bribe a for­eign pub­lic of­fi­cial un­der Aus­tralia’s crim­i­nal code.

He faces a max­i­mum 10 years in jail if con­victed.

The AFP al­leges that Syd­ney-based Mr Bho­jani pro­vided the Nau­ruan of­fi­cials with more than AU$100,000 (FJ$153,210.18) in kick­backs in ex­change for favourable phos­phate ship­ments for his com­pany, Ra­di­ance In­ter­na­tional Pty Lim­ited.

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