Gaddafi may escape with central bank gold, says ex-Libyan governor

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A former governor of the Central Bank of Libya on Thursday warned that deposed dictator colonel Muammar Gaddafi may have run off with large portions of the country’s gold reserves and could sell the bullion to incite chaos.

In an interview with Corriere della Sera, an Italian daily, Farhat Bengdara, a governor of the Central Bank of Libya from 2006 to 2011, said Gaddafi could have taken up to $10 billion of gold reserves from the central bank in Tripoli and that the Libyan leader even attempted

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