French prosecutors investigating Lebanese governor – reports

Riad Salameh, Central Bank of Lebanon

Prosecutors in France have opened an investigation into Lebanon’s central bank governor, Riad Salameh, over alleged money laundering, according to news agency Agence France-Presse.

AFP said its reporters had spoken to one source close to the investigation and another in France’s judiciary. The sources said that the prosecutors were investigating Salameh and his brother Raja over allegations of money laundering and “criminal association”.

Another report, in French newspaper Le Monde, said that

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