Decade-old fraud affair threatens to derail ex-president Hassan Sheikh's political comeback

Former president Hassan Sheikh Mohamoud.
Former president Hassan Sheikh Mohamoud. © Zhai Jianlan / Xinhua News Agency/Newscom/MaxPPP
The American lawyer Jeremy Schulman stands accused by the US Department of Justice of having personally benefited from a move to recover Somalian state assets a decade ago. The affair could compromise the reputation of the then government and its leader, the ex-president Hassan Sheikh, who is bidding to return to power next February. [...]
Published on 10.12.2020 at 05:00 GMT Reading time 3 minutes
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