Swiss prosecutor widens probe into commodities trader Gunvor.
12 September 2017
Gunvor, one of the world’s largest independent oil and energy traders, said on Tuesday that an investigation by the attorney general had been widened to “examine possible organisational shortcomings exploited by the ex-employee to perpetrate alleged acts of bribery of foreign officials”. Gunvor said the widened investigation would include its Swiss entity, Gunvor SA, as well as the Geneva branch of its Netherlands-registered Gunvor International BV. The Swiss prosecutor’s office said it had sought assistance from several countries and told Gunvor it was under formal investigation.