28-year sentence for Saudis and expats in a $182 million corruption case
15 Mar 2021

Two Saudi citizens have been sentenced to 28 years in jail and fined up to $3.47 million after an investigation revealed an organized crime gang laundering money overseas.

An official source in the Public Prosecution stated that the Financial Investigation Unit launched an investigation into a man and a woman – both Saudi – who opened commercial records and bank accounts before handing them over to expatriates for a monthly fee.

The duo allowed the expats to invest in their commercial unit, use their bank accounts, deposit money they obtained illegally, and transfer it abroad.

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