Details of an Iranian company recruiting senior officials in the Iraqi oil sector
Reasons for the British trial currently underway, for the Iranian company "UNAOIL", whose headquarters are in the Principality of Monaco, revealed the existence of extensive networks that connect senior Iraqi officials, with Iranian interests and institutions, through lavish bribes to pass major deals in the oil sector.
And Bloomberg reports that the American economic agency “Sutherk Karawan Court” sessions in London that the Iranian company “Una Oil” paid bribes to Iraqi officials amounted to six million dollars to win Iraqi oil contracts between 2005 and 2011, and these contracts included oil construction contracts between them Supply of floating platforms.
The surgeon admits to al-Musawi and al-Quraishi
In last Thursday’s session, the British Public Prosecutor said that “Una Oil”, which is controlled by its founder and chairman, Iranian Ata Ehsani, and his two sons, Quresh and Sakhan, had managed, through senior Iraqi officials in the oil sector, to win contracts worth $ 800 million by leaking Terms of contracts and tampering with them.
Bloomberg noted that the Iranian “Etisalat” network “Una Oil” in [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] with these contracts included Diaa Jaafar al-Moussawi, who later became Deputy Minister of [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] , with Adi al-Quraishi, who was responsible for the infrastructure project to export oil.
The prosecution data mentioned the name “Basil Al-Jarrah” who was working in mediation to arrange these deals, as he admitted his crime in a session last Wednesday, confirming that “Al-Musawi” is the person to whom the correspondence was referred to in the name of the “Al-Manara - Lighthouse” movement, as well as the name of Ziyad Akel who was working on the staff of Una Oil.
The story in its broad framework
, the story of the Iranian company “Ona Oil” with Iraqi [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] contracts and the accompanying bribery and employment of Iraqi political and administrative services, dates back to 2016 when a survey investigation conducted by the Fairfax Media website revealed what was described at the time as a historical scandal about an intersecting network It has interests and suspicions of corruption between Iranian and Iraqi parties.
The investigative investigation, which was also published by the "Huffington Post" website and details of which were transmitted to the Iraqi government corruption commission, includes names including Hussein al-Shahristani, who became oil minister, Abdel Hakim Laibi, [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] minister in a previous government, Dhia al-Musawi, director of the Southern Oil Company, and Kifah Numan, who took over as director Southern Oil during the era of [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] Minister Thamer Al-Ghadhban, and Uday al-Quraishi, a senior official of the Southern Oil Company, with them Basil Jarrah, who was the link between them and the Iranian company, "Una Oil".
The investigative investigation included documented details of the corruption methods that were using a deep network of Iranian companies within the decision-making circles in the oil sector.
In addition to cash payments in millions of dollars, bribery included, according to the documentation of the survey, arranging trips to Europe for a day during which the Iraqi official spends about 100 thousand dollars, in addition to apartments and real estate in London, who were assisted by the company representative Basil Al-Jarrah to complete it.
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