Boutiqaat under investigation over money laundering activities
KUWAIT CITY, Aug 6: According to a reliable source, the Public Prosecutor’s Office and the Ministry of Interior, represented by the Criminal Investigation Department and State Security Department, have been surrounding the building of the Boutiqaat Company, which sponsors celebrities, reports Al-Qabas daily.
The source said, “The prosecution is continuing its marathon investigations into money laundering reports against ten celebrities who have been slammed with travel bans and whose assets have been frozen in a bid to determine whether the sources of their income are legitimate or based on money laundering operations. The chief financial officer of the Boutiqaat Company was summoned for questioning, after which the fate of many matters related to the case will be determined.”
Regarding the ten new communications received by the Public Prosecution on the last working day prior to Eid holidays, the source said, “So far it is in the initial stage. After that, it will be referred to the prosecutors in preparation for scrutiny and verification against the suspects.”