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13 million riyals fine & 28 years prison sentenced to money laundering gang in KSA

Meanwhile, 241 government personals detained for corruption and misuse of power

Zaka Mohsin, Riyadh,

Saudi public prosecutor, sentenced 28 years in prison and 13 million riyals after an investigation against the money laundering mafia. According to Saudi prosecutor’s investigation unit that Economic Crimes Investigation Department has launched an investigation into the case of a man and a woman. They opened business records and bank accounts and illegally transferred money through various immigrants for a monthly fee.

The immigrants’ bank accounts were used illegally and money was sent abroad through them. A statement from Saudi Arabia’s anti-corruption watchdog, Nazaha, said 241 people have been detained, including employees of the Ministries of Interior, Health, Municipalities and Rural Affairs, Housing, Education, Human Resources, Social Development, General Authority for Customs and the Saudi Post Corporation. They all has been charged with bribery, misuse of employment and power, and fraud.

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