Criminal complaint filed against Swiss trader Kolmar for alleged oil smuggling

Swissinfo | May 23, 2020 at 12:09 PM
  • Civil society groups have accused the Zug-based oil trader Kolmar of complicity in war crimes related to the purchase of oil from war-torn Libya.
  • In the complaint filed with the Swiss attorney general’s office on Thursday, non-governmental organisation TRIAL International alleges that Kolmar Group illegally smuggled oil from Libya between 2014 and 2015.
  • This is considered a war crime under both international law and Swiss criminal law.