Spain may press $660m graft case against uncle of Syria’s Assad

Spain’s top criminal court is mulling legal action against President Bashar al-Assad’s uncle for laundering hundreds of millions of euros taken from Syrian state coffers, legal documents showed Friday. According to documents filed at Spain’s National Court, Rifaat al-Assad is accused of running “a criminal group” responsible for laundering “more than 600 million euros” —
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Added November 22, 2019
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