In Saudi Arabia arrested 201 people. They are suspected of embezzlement of more than $100 billion over the past decade, according to the Associated Press.
The attorney General of Saudi Arabia Saud al-Moheb said that, based on research over the past three years, at least $100 billion was stolen through corrupt schemes.
From 4 November on interrogations caused 208 people, six of them were released without charges.
Critics and observers say that these detentions – the attempted seizure of power by the crown Prince, to get rid of potential rivals and critics.
1700 Bank accounts were frozen.
November 5, 2017 it was reported that in Saudi Arabia on charges of corruption arrested 11 princes, four of the 34 Ministers and ex-Minister. Among the detainees – the Prince-billionaires, al-Waleed bin Talal, whose wealth Forbes in 2016 estimated at 17 billion dollars and was named 41st in the list of the richest people in the world. It is called the “Arab Warren Buffett”. Prince al-Waleed bin Talal is the largest shareholder of American Citigroup and the second shareholder of the production company 21st Century Fox.
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