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Expat in money-laundering – Currencies confiscated

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KUWAIT CITY, Sept 26: Personnel from the Criminal Investigations Department have arrested an unidentified European of Arab origin for money laundering, reports Al-Shahed daily. A security source said the arrest came following confidential information that the man was attempting to make his black money white by opening a bank account with the help of a bank employee.

During interrogation the man admitted to the charge and said the money was smuggled in to the country from an African country. It has been reported when police acting on a tip-off raided his apartment in Salmiya they found with him various currencies in different denomination worth KD 150,000. The suspect has given police the name of his accomplice who is expected to be summoned for interrogation.

Two detained: The Khaitan police have detained for interrogation two Kuwaitis for using the blue flasher light on their car and speeding, reports Al-Anba daily. According to a security source, patrolmen in Khaitan chased the two suspects and forced them to pull over. The men were reportedly driving an expensive car and during interrogation they denied fooling anyone but said they took pleasure in frightening the expatriates. However, police have decided to summon all those who have filed complaints against unknown thieves and police impersonators to find out if these two men were involved in crimes. They are expected to be presented in a legal line-up.

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