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Monday, December 04, 2006 

Revealed: Britain investigates international corruption and arms dealing at the heart of the Lebanese government

Britain's Serious Fraud Office has named Mohammed Safadi, a Hariri minister in Siniora's dead-man-walking government, as being involved in a major international corruption scandal.

The billionaire is thought to be the middle man between a British arms company and the Saudi government. The Serious Fraud Office is trying to get access to his Swiss bank accounts to prove involvement.

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