Riggs Bank (now part of PNC Financial Services)
Headquarters in USA
PNC Financial Services completed its acquisition of Riggs National Corp. in May 2005.
Author: UN Integrated Regional Information Networks
...most of the irregular payments made into a series of more than 60 Equato-Guinean accounts at Riggs Bank came from...ExxonMobil, Amerada Hess and Marathon..."It is critical to fight corruption in a part of the world with so much abject poverty," ...
Corrupt influence by Big Oil alleged: [US] Senate panel uncovers deals in West Africa [Equatorial Guinea]
Author: David Ivanovich, Houston Chronicle
Staffers on the Senate's Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations pointed to arrangements between the oil companies and entities controlled by the family of President Teodoro Obiang Nguema, as well as to scholarships doled out to relatives of the...
- Related stories: US Senate investigates irregular payments from ExxonMobil, Amerada Hess & Marathon Oil to president of Equatorial Guinea & his relatives
- Related companies: ABB ExxonMobil Halliburton Hess Corporation Marathon Oil Riggs Bank (now part of PNC Financial Services) Vetco Gray (part of Vetco International) Vetco International
Author: Elliot Blair Smith, USA TODAY
The [US Senate] hearing looked at investigators' findings that the bank served as a conduit for several large U.S. oil companies — including Amerada Hess, ExxonMobil and Marathon Oil — to pay hundreds of millions of dollars to relatives of Teodoro...
Author: BBC News
A US Senate report has alleged that a US bank helped former Chilean leader Augusto Pinochet hide up to $8m and evade efforts to seize his assets..."In 1998, when Mr Pinochet was arrested in London on charges of crimes against humanity and a court...
- Related companies: Riggs Bank (now part of PNC Financial Services)
Author: Ken Silverstein, Los Angeles Times
Federal investigators have been looking into American oil companies' real estate dealings in Equatorial Guinea to determine whether they have improperly benefited the country's despotic ruler...Both firms [Marathon Oil, ExxonMobil] said their dealings...