2 Men Indicted Over Lobbying For Zimbabwe Leader

Law360, Chicago (August 28, 2013, 7:13 PM EDT) -- Two Chicago men were indicted Tuesday for allegedly violating U.S. sanctions against Zimbabwe by striking a $3.4 million deal with Zimbabwean officials, including President Robert Mugabe, to lobby U.S. lawmakers to have the sanctions lifted.

According to the four-count indictment, Prince Asiel Ben Israel, 72, and C. Gregory Turner, 71, served as a go-between for Mugabe and other members of his ZANU-PF party in 2008 and 2009 in a campaign to convince state and federal U.S. officials to oppose the sanctions, which have been in place...
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