Libyan corruption commission to investigate oil smuggling allegations

Issue 263 - 12 Oct 2013 - By John Hamilton

Libya’s new Anti-Corruption Commission plans to investigate growing claims of oil smuggling and other abuses linked to crude sales. But the lack of reliable data will make the task harder, writes John Hamilton.The Anti-Corruption Commission established by the General National Congress in March is planning an investigation into allegations that crude oil has been smuggled out of Libya and that other abuses linked to crude sales may have taken place. These accusations have been made against both the government and the tribal group which has controlled the Sidra, Ras Lanuf and Zueitina

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