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Lebanese families lose $15m in remittance theft.

Byline: Daily Star Staff

Summary: <p>A Lebanese man living in the Ivory Coast Ivory Coast: see Côte d'Ivoire.  capital of Abidjan Abidjan (ăbĭjän`), city (1995 pop. 2,793,000), former capital of Côte d'Ivoire, a port on the Ébrié Lagoon (an arm of the Gulf of Guinea).  absconded with $15 million given to him by Lebanese expatriates to return to their families in Lebanon Lebanon, country, Asia
Lebanon (lĕb`ənən, –nŏn'), officially Republic of Lebanon, republic (2005 est. pop. 3,826,000), 4,015 sq mi (10,400 sq km), SW Asia.
, said a report in daily An-Nahar. The suspect, identified as H.N. from the south Lebanon village of Taibeh, has allegedly headed to Morocco Morocco, country, Africa
Morocco (mərŏk`ō), officially Kingdom of Morocco, kingdom (2005 est. pop. 32,726,000), 171,834 sq mi (445,050 sq km), NW Africa.
; his wife has been arrested, the report added.

BEIRUT: A Lebanese man living in the Ivory Coast capital of Abidjan absconded with $15 million given to him by Lebanese expatriates to return to their families in Lebanon, said a report in daily An-Nahar. The suspect, identified as H.N. from the south Lebanon village of Taibeh, has allegedly headed to Morocco; his wife has been arrested, the report added. -- Naharnet

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Date:Sep 26, 2009
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