Lebanon: Judge raids central bank, employees announce strike

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Lebanese security forces, accompanied by an investigative judge, raided the country’s Central Bank on Tuesday in a divisive investigation against the bank’s embattled governor. بحضور القاضية #غادة_عون… قوّة من “أمن الدولة” تدهم في #مصرف_لبنان بحثاً عن #رياض_سلامة! pic.twitter.com/tNHQsgYjdE — Annahar (@Annahar) Judge Ghada Aoun had been investigating Governor Riad Salameh, and in March charged him with illicit enrichment and money laundering. A handful of European countries, including Switzerland, France, Luxembourg, and Liechtenstein are also investigating Salameh for alleged money launderi…

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