Saudi Arabia let Princes free

The vast majority of the Princes, businessmen and senior officials who were stuck in Saudi Arabia in a large study of corruption, have been released.

The Attorney General of Saudi Arabia announced Tuesday that about 381 suspects have been released, a total of 56 is still in custody.

Among those that is released is also one of the richest men in the world, Prince Alwaleed bin Talal. Earlier it was announced that he was to be released more than 5 billion euros on the table had to be converted. Or he has done is not known.

Banks in Saudi Arabia in november on the orders of the Government started a major campaign against corruption. There are more than 1200 blocked bank accounts of individuals and companies. At the action was a series of princes, businessmen and officials arrested. Most prominent target was Prince Bin Talal.

The Prince is 57th on the list of richest people in the world. His ability is estimated at some EUR 15 billion. He amassed his fortune with global stock trading and investments in companies.

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