Montag, 13. September 2021

Rifaat al Assad sentenced to 4 years imprisonment in appeal

 The uncle of current syrian president Bashar Al Assad has been sentenced to 4 years imprisonment in appeal by a french court for organised money laundering. Severel properties seized.

Read the reporting of french newspaper Le Monde:

This is the second "ill-gotten gains" case to be tried by French courts, after the one involving Equatorial Guinea's vice-president, Teodorin Obiang. The Paris Court of Appeal confirmed, Thursday, September 9, the conviction of Rifaat Al-Assad, uncle of the Syrian leader, Bashar Al-Assad, to four years of imprisonment for having fraudulently constituted in France an estate valued at 90 million euros.