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Dikembe Mutombo is being investigated for his part in a gold-smuggling scheme in his native Democratic Republic of Congo, which could have been worth as much as $10 million dollars. According to the Houston Chronicle, Mutombo was working with Kase Lawal, a Houston energy company chairman, to smuggle 1,045 pounds of Congolese gold out of Africa and into the United States in November...
This sounds like an episode of Dateline.
First off anyone trying to sell me a bunch of African Gold, I am just going to walk away. It could be 100% legit, but they will never get any of my money.
Way too many African Queens and Kings schemes going on for me to trust anything like that.
Here is what Mutombo is being accused of.
Mutombo was in New York on a more personal cause —...
GET THAT WEAK **** OUT, *****!!
So THIS is what former NBA center/cookie monster Dikembe Mutombo’s been up to, huh? Trying to get you involved with a BIG TIME gold scam? Not too shabby, bro. Anyone ever hear what Dikembe’s REAL name is…..yeah, it’s this: Dikembe Mutombo Mpolondo Mukamba Jean-Jacques Wamutombo. No joke.
Here is what Dikembe Mutombo Mpolondo Mukamba Jean...
The lasting image of Dikembe Mutombo as an NBA All-Star, goofy guy, and well-earned reputation as a humanitarian took a huge hit on Monday with a shocking Houston Chronicle report that details the former Defensive Player of the Year's role in an alleged failed gold scheme centered around Mutombo's former Congolese home.
In the Chronicle feature, based around a United Nations...
by Marcel Mutoni / @marcel_mutoni
Throughout his life and basketball career, Dikembe Mutombo was known for blocking shots, wagging his finger after said blocked shots, and for doing tireless humanitarian work in the Congo.
According to some business associates of Mutombo’s, Dikembe’s name and image aren’t entirely clean. They allege that the retired big man was part of a...
Don't believe what you read T..
Former finger wagging Dikembe Mutombo was allegedly involved in setting up a sizable gold deal in Kenya that ended up with a Congolese general seizing $10 million worth of the mineral and the New York-based purchaser spending $30 million to free hostages taken in central Africa – The Houston Chron has all the details. -TO
Dikembe Mutombo Wants...
"Yours for $5000. Priced to move."
Okay. This is the best. And by “the best,” I mean “kind of the worst except for the sheer ridiculousness of that headline.” The Houston Chronicle published an in-depth report on Sunday chronicling an alleged scheme to smuggle gold from Africa to America that involved former NBA All-Star Dikembe Mutombo.
Dikembe Mutombo represented...
Dikembe Mutombo is a guy known nearly as well for his international humanitarian efforts as his post-block finger wag. A guy well respected around the league. But this could ruin that reputation — Mutombo was at the heart of a dirty deal to move $10 million in Congolese gold out of that nation and to…
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