Colombia, United Kingdom
Glencore's Covert Ops in Colombia, part 3: Glencore still blames rogue employee

Glencore's HQ in Baar, Switzerland.
Glencore's HQ in Baar, Switzerland. © SEBASTIAN DERUNGS / AFP
Control Risks and a Colombian firm helped Glencore run a spy network against its critics. A grim security situation in the country has been a goldmine for corporate intelligence firms, including Kroll, which has worked for a US coal company that's been implicated in murders of union leaders. [...]
Published on 23.11.2023 at 05:00 GMT Reading time 3 minutes

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Colombia, Switzerland, United States
Glencore's Covert Ops in Colombia, part 2: Inside Glencore and Control Risks' intelligence operation against mining firm's critics

Having made vast profits from its Colombian operations, Glencore is now reducing mining activities there. Intelligence Online has discovered the company retained Control Risks and a Colombian private security firm to help implement a covert intelligence operation, approved by senior executives, that targeted human rights groups and spied on diplomats.

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