Luxembourg judicial authorities have appointed a judge to investigate Bank of Lebanon governor Riad Salameh for money laundering, a Luxembourg judicial spokeswoman said on Friday.
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Luxembourg judicial authorities have opened “a criminal case” in relation to Lebanese Central Bank Governor Riad Salameh and his companies and assets, a judicial spokesperson in the small European Union country said on Monday.
A Lebanon prosecutor has summoned central bank chief Riad Salameh for questioning next month over graft allegations, the latest of several cases brought against him, a judicial source told AFP Monday. Riad Salameh, one of world's longest-serving central bank governors, is facing a spate of allegations, including from Switzerland, France and Britain, over suspicions of money laundering, embezzlement and fraud.