Americans Recover Arafat’s Plunder

From DEBKA-Net-Weekly – March 11
March 20, 2005, 9:01 PM (GMT+02:00)

A part of Yasser Arafat’s secret hoard – $4 bn – has been documented and accounted for in a painstaking project undertaken by Nigel Roberts, the World Bank’s country director for the West Bank, and Palestinian finance minister Salam Fayyad. They have obtained partial information about another $1-2bn and found a further three to four billion invested on Arafat’s behalf by two individuals, his chief financial adviser Mohammed Rashid, and Palestinian-born international tycoon Samer Khoury.

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