Saudi Collected More than 50 Billion Riyals in 2018 from Ritz Settlements
2018-12-19 - 7:47 p
Bahrain Mirror- Reuters: Saudi Arabian government collected more than 50 billion riyal ($13.33 billion) so far this year from settlements reached with detainees in a crackdown on corruption launched at the end of last year, said Finance Minister Mohammed al-Jadaan on Tuesday.
Scores of top officials and businessmen were detained in Riyadh's Ritz-Carlton Hotel in a purge, which began in November 2017. Investigators said earlier this year they aimed to seize some $100 billion overall.