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Barclays in US probe over links to Saudi prince

Posted by seumasach on May 11, 2013

Once again City of London activities are coming under US scrutiny. The City-Saudi connection gains heightened relevance given the US initiated Syrian peace process and its reining-in of those parties continuing to support the “rebels”


11th May, 2013


A prominent member of the Saudi royal family is at the heart of a US criminal probe into whether Barclays made improper payments in the kingdom, with investigators scrutinising two separate incidents linked to a son of King Abdullah.


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