Leaked letter says Swiss authorities are investigating Lebanese governor

Riad Salameh

The Swiss Office of the Attorney General is investigating Lebanon’s central bank governor over alleged large-scale money laundering, according to a leaked document.

In January, the Swiss OAG confirmed that it was investigating the Central Bank of Lebanon over alleged money laundering, but refused to name any suspects. On April 13, the news website Daraj, which covers the Arab world, reproduced a leaked letter sent in November by the OAG to Lebanese prosecutors.

The leaked letter says that the

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