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Former Mobil Executive Admits Evading Taxes With Money Acquired Through Kazak Oil Deal

J Bryan Williams, a retired senior executive of Mobil Oil, pleaded guilty on 12 June to charges of evading taxes on money he acquired through an oil deal in Kazakstan. In April, Mr Williams was charged with failing to report accepting $2mn in the form of a kickback after helping arrange a deal in which Mobil Oil acquired a holding in Kazakstans Tengiz oilfield for $1.05bn in...