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Money laundering suspect arrested in Cape Verde; US seeks extradition, alleging laundered funds grew from Venezuelan bribery

By Robert Thomason
  • 15 Jun 2020 15:13
  • 15 Jun 2020 16:38
Alex Saab, under indictment in the US for money laundering in connection with bribery in Venezuela, was arrested Friday at a Cape Verde airport and is being detained in the African island country pending extradition proceedings.

Saab, an associate of Venezuelan strongman Nicolas Maduro, was indicted last July on the money-laundering charge for

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