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Wednesday, 8 January 2020

Head of Egypt’s tax authority arrested on graft charges

Tax Authority boss arrested on graft charges: Tax Authority head Abdel Azim Hussein was arrested on Friday on bribery charges in what appears to have been a sting operation, according to Reuters. Egypt's Administrative Control Authority (ACA) said it received information that Hussein had been on the take, according to Ahram Online. The authority’s deputy director, Reda Abdel Kader, has been named interim head until a permanent replacement is tapped, according to Ahram Gate.

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