A $75-million commission

File published on
11.07.2011

The document published here is from the Banque de la Méditerranée and which shows an account opened with the bank by Takieddine was credited with $75 million on April 3rd 1997. The sum was part of the $130 million paid to Takieddine in commissions from the sale of French frigates to Saudi Arabia and submarines to Pakistan (see the background to this story, including a video report, here here, and the Karachi Affair section on FrenchLeaks (insérer lien vers la page Karachi en anglais sur FrenchLeaks) . The sum allowed Takieddine to begin a significant investment in property as of 1998.

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