Guinea Detains Official From Israeli Mining Company in Corruption Probe

Vice president of local branch of Israeli firm BSG Resources is taken into custody in connection with a corruption inquiry; documents obtained by authorities in the U.S. suggest the company, owned by Israeli billionaire Beny Steinmetz, promised to pay millions of dollars in Africa to win valuable mining concessions.

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Authorities in Guinea have detained a senior official with the local unit of Israeli mining firm BSG Resources (BSGR) and are questioning him over corruption allegations, an official familiar with the case...