In 2011, top U.S. Department of Justice officials trumpeted the government's effort to seize millions of dollars in assets belonging to a top public official in Equatorial Guinea. But a federal judge in Washington, D.C., has now ruled against the government in a fight over a $38.5 million Gulfstream jet prosecutors contend Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue obtained through corruption.
DOJ Loses Fight Over Foreign Official's $38.5 Million Jet
The National Law Journal
April 24, 2013