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The former managing director of the Ivorian cocoa farmers development... News PhotoAbidjan,Corporate Business,Development,Farmer,Former,Ivory Coast,Law,Lawyer,Legal Trial,Making Money,Managing Director,Prison,Vertical,WealthPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPThe former managing director of the Ivorian cocoa farmers development fund, Henri Amouzou (R), leaves on November 6, 2013 the Abidjan tribunal with his lawyer after being sentenced to 20 years in jail for misappropriation of corporate assets. Ivory Coast, the worlds biggest cocoa grower, sentenced 14 former managers of state-run cocoa agencies to 20 years in prison following the nations biggest probe into corruption in the industry. The defendants were found guilty of charges including misappropriation of corporate assets, embezzlement of public funds, breach of trust and fraud, Presiding Judge Hamed Coulibaly said. AFP PHOTO / SIA KAMBOU (Photo credit should read SIA KAMBOU/AFP/Getty Images)