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PolyMet’s boss Glencore hit with major criminal subpoena

by Dan Burns on July 31, 2018

sulfide2Sorry I missed this one when it happened, almost a month ago. Glencore is the real power behind the PolyMet proposal, and it’s Glencore that would be carrying the bulk of any actual profits from PolyMet sulfide mining far, far from the Iron Range and Minnesota. As well as leaving a massive, toxic mess in its wake, and all that.

 

Glencore, the world’s biggest mining company, faces a potential investigation by US authorities for alleged money laundering, after being ordered to hand over documents to the Department of Justice…
 
The subpoena relates to compliance with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and US money laundering laws, Glencore said.
 
The documents requested relate to its business dealings in Nigeria, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Venezuela, from 2007 to the present day.
(The Guardian)

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