Last year, in France, he was convicted of paying kickbacks to the oil firm Elf.
I don't get kickbacks, by the way; I'm just a fan.
Seems to be the individual named in Michael Rubin's leaked CPA memorandum from March 2004, alleged to be taking kickbacks.
Diplomats estimate Baghdad garners $ 2bn a year by smuggling crude oil over its borders, charging buyers illegal surcharges and demanding kickbacks.
The final report into the scandal alleges that a total of $ 1.8 billion was paid in illegal kickbacks to Saddam's government.