CORRUPTION CRACKDOWN

Saudi Arabia’s Crackdown on Corruption has Netted the Government Over $106 billion; 56 Suspects Still in Custody

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Saudi Arabia's crackdown on corruption has netted the government over $106 billion, according comments from the official in charge of the effort.

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