Abacha Loot: US Repatriates Approximately $332.4m To Nigeria

The federal government has received $332.4 million in loot that was linked to Gen. Sani Abacha, a former commander of the Nigerian military.

The most recent occurred when $20.6 million in stolen property was returned to the Nigerian government.

In a brief statement released on Thursday, the UN Department of Justice informed NEWS DIRECT.

Recall that in 2014, a District of Columbia court ruling ordered the seizure of over $500 million; this is from a civil forfeiture case for more than $625 million on various accounts linked to money laundering involving Abacha, who passed away on June 8, 1998.

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