UK Supreme Court throws out $6.5m fraud case against Central Bank of Nigeria

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The UK Supreme Court has thrown out a case against the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) that saw the bank accused of defrauding a man of $6.5 million in 1986, on the grounds that the case was being brought too long after the alleged criminal action took place.

Louis Emovbira Williams alleged in 2010 that he had been persuaded to serve as guarantor of a bogus transaction to import foodstuffs into Nigeria, in which he placed roughly $6.5 million in trust with an English solicitor, Reuben Gale, to be

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