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Oil official’s case sent for probe; Public funds squandered

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KUWAIT CITY, Nov 4: According to reliable sources, the Public Prosecutor has decided to refer a copy of the documents of the case filed against an official in the oil sector who is accused of squandering public funds in the case of the Vietnam Refinery Project, to the Public Funds Prosecution for investigations related to money laundering, reports Al-Rai daily.

They explained that the Public Prosecution’s report on the case states that investigations revealed a suspicion regarding the truth of the main source of funds that went into the accounts of defendants in connection with the main accused, as it was disproportionate to their sources of income, in addition to the inflation of their account balances in 2017. The transfers made by the defendants through various accounts locally, regionally and internationally had raised flags especially in terms of distribution of money to accounts belonging to the official’s relatives in Kuwait.

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