|Why were 11 princes and ex-ministers arrested in Saudi crackdown?|
- Prince Al-Waleed Bin Talal (Billionaire owner of The Kingdom Holding group; 17.1B
USD net worth)
Accused of money laundering.
- Prince Mitaab Bin Abdullah (Former minister of National Guard)
Accused of making fake weapon purchases and landing contracts to his private companies.
- Prince Turki Bin Abdullah (Former governor of Riyadh)
Accused of using his influence to land Riyadh city train contracts to his personal companies.
- Prince Turki Bin Nasser (former head of the Presidency of Meteorology and
Involved in fake weapons deals and “the black dove scandal”
- Waleed al-Ibrahim
(Owner of MBC Media Company 10.9B USD net worth)
Accusations of being involved with previous four and working as a mediator for the fake contracts.
- Khaled Al-Tuwaijri
(Former President of the Royal Court)
Accusations of using his influence to bribe and mediate government contracts to certain people in the name of the King.
- Adel Faqih
(former labor minister and current economy and planning Minister)
His involvement in Jeddah corruption case that lead to the death of 100 people in 2009 Jeddah floods.
- Omer Dabbagh
(Former president of the General Investment Authority)
Accusations of creating fake contracts and embezzling the budgets for all the economical city projects during King Abdullah era.
- Saleh Kamel
(Billionaire businessman; 2.2B USD net worth)
Involvement in the Jeddah corruption case and the 2009 Jeddah floods.
- Saud Al-Tobaishi
(former head of Royal ceremonies and protocols)
Using his influence to embezzle money from the government in the King’s name.
- Ibrahim Al-Assaf
(Former Finance minister and current state minister)
Well this guy is the Minister of treasury you draw the dots
- Bakr Bin Ladin
(Owner of Bin Ladin Group)
Bribery and corruption.
- Saud Al-Dawish
(former CEO of Saudi Telecom Company)
Involved in the embezzlement case of $1.8 billion by double billing the entire country.
- Khaled Al-Mulhem
(former Director General at Saudi Arabian Airlines)
Involved in contract fraud and embezzlement.