A criminal case involving the Governor of the Banque du Liban Riad Salameh in Luxembourg


The judicial authorities in Luxembourg open a criminal case regarding the governor of the Banque du Liban, after a series of investigations and allegations that were preceded by it in France and Switzerland.

  •  Central Bank of Lebanon Governor Riad Salameh. (Reuters)
    Central Bank of Lebanon Governor Riad Salameh. (Reuters)

The Luxembourg judicial authorities said on Monday that they had opened a criminal case related to the governor of the Central Bank of Lebanon, Riad Salameh, and his assets.

This was The French judiciary has opened an investigation into the accounts of Banque du Liban Governor Riad SalamehIn early June 2021, it was reported that prosecutors in France had launched a preliminary investigation into “allegations of money laundering against Central Bank Governor Riad Salameh.”

Open investigations were referred to FranceRegarding the great wealth owned in Europe by the governor of the Lebanese Central Bank, Riad Salameh, the investigation judges at the Anti-Corruption Prosecution in Paris, in early July, according to what “Agence France-Presse” learned from a source familiar with the file, and confirmed by the National Financial Prosecution. On July 16.

was Swiss money laundering officeIn mid-April, he analyzed thousands of documents and monitored the transfer of funds exceeding 326 million dollars attributed to the Governor of the Banque du Liban, Riad Salameh and his brother, Raja, and this happened through an agreement signed in 2002.


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