Trafigura Jamaican link under spotlight

The Dutch public prosecution department is considering investigating a possible bribery scandal involving Amstelveen-based oil trader Trafigura and Jamaican politicians, according to the Volkskrant.

The paper says Trafigura is suspected of paying €369,000 to the governing PNP party in return for trading rights for Nigerian oil. Trafigura denies the bribery allegation, saying the deal was a straightforward business transaction.

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