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Imperial Crown Trading Offices Raided Amid Anglo Rights Dispute

July 27, 2011

July 27 (Bloomberg) -- Imperial Crown Trading 289 (Pty) Ltd., which is in a dispute with Anglo American Plc’s Kumba Iron Ore Ltd. unit over prospecting rights, said its offices were raided today by South African investigators.

Offices of the Department of Mineral Resources in Pretoria and Kimberley were also raided by police investigators known as the Hawks, Ronnie Mendelow, a lawyer for ICT, said by mobile phone from Johannesburg. He couldn’t immediately provide more details on the raids.

To contact the reporter on this story: Jana Marais in Johannesburg at jmarais@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Vernon Wessels at vwessels@bloomberg.net


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