Category Archives: Statement

SFO drops ENRC case 2023

RAID statement following the UK SFO announcement to close the corruption investigation into mining giant ENRC 

Statement by UK corporate watchdog RAID On 24 August, the UK’s top anti-corruption agency, the Serious Fraud Office (SFO), announced it had decided to drop its ten-year investigation into Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation (ENRC) due to “insufficient admissible evidence to prosecute”. ENRC had been under investigation for corruption and bribery centred on suspected bribes for cobalt and

RAID Response to Barrick Gold Annual Sustainability Update 2023

RAID response to inaccurate statements by Barrick Gold

On 25 July 2023, Barrick published its Annual Sustainability Update, which included a PowerPoint and video presentation by Barrick’s management. The presentation included several inaccuracies regarding RAID’s research and reporting on the human rights situation at Barrick’s North Mara gold mine in Tanzania. The company’s continued attacks on RAID are an unfortunate distraction from the