Investigative Group Says Gambia Ex-Leader Stole $1 Billion

Gambia’s ex-President Yahya Jammeh looted the tiny West African nation of $1 billion through fear and privilege during his 22 years in power, an amount more than 10 times higher than originally estimated by the new government, leaving the country in lingering debt, according to a report Wednesday by the investigative group Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project.

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