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Lebanon’s Prime Minister Gave $16 Million to South African Model

Dark Angel

Legendary Member
eh shu ye3ne? hariri is not mentioned once in these documents.

"The remitter of those funds, which had been transferred from the Bank Med Sal in Lebanon, was identified as Muhamad Muhamad Nazih Rawwas"

actually this is the interesting part:

this is not a new story. it was already published on march 23rd 2014, the model's father, gary van der merwe, is one of the most notorious and wanted criminals in cape town.

The Western Cape High Court has rubbished a bikini model’s claim that her “engaging personality” scored her a host of luxury gifts.
The gifts included $15.3 million (R164?million) in cash, luxury cars and cellphones – all from mysterious Arab admirers – last year.​
The SA Revenue Service (Sars) asked the Western Cape High Court for permission to look into the mysterious “gifts” 21-year-old Candice-Jean van der Merwe claimed she received from unnamed admirers she met on modelling trips in the Seychelles.​
But this week, the court dismissed her claims as “far-fetched and implausible”.
Sars’ real target is her 52-year-old father, Gary van der Merwe, who the now-defunct Scorpions described in 2004 as “one of the most sought-after, high-flyer criminals in Cape Town”.​
Acting Judge Kate Savage delivered the judgment last month, dismissing Gary’s attempts to quash a Sars inquest, and freezing his assets and those of various of his companies and relatives. New court papers leaked to City Press detail an extraordinary plot reminiscent of a James Bond novel.​
They detail Gary’s first arrest at Cape Town International Airport in July 2004, when authorities seized R1.2 million in cash, which he was shipping to Las Palmas, the capital of the Canary Islands, in a suitcase.​
...​


the question is why 3am yenbsho this now? and why are they linking it to hariri?

and what did you exactly find in these "court documents" you have mentioned? did you read them?


as i have pointed earlier, this is a crappy story in a crappy newspaper, with ill intentions towards our prime minister and our country.
 

Isabella

The queen of "Bazella"
Orange Room Supporter
eh shu ye3ne? hariri is not mentioned once in these documents.

"The remitter of those funds, which had been transferred from the Bank Med Sal in Lebanon, was identified as Muhamad Muhamad Nazih Rawwas"

actually this is the interesting part:

this is not a new story. it was already published on march 23rd 2014, the model's father, gary van der merwe, is one of the most notorious and wanted criminals in cape town.

The Western Cape High Court has rubbished a bikini model’s claim that her “engaging personality” scored her a host of luxury gifts.
The gifts included $15.3 million (R164?million) in cash, luxury cars and cellphones – all from mysterious Arab admirers – last year.​
The SA Revenue Service (Sars) asked the Western Cape High Court for permission to look into the mysterious “gifts” 21-year-old Candice-Jean van der Merwe claimed she received from unnamed admirers she met on modelling trips in the Seychelles.​
But this week, the court dismissed her claims as “far-fetched and implausible”.
Sars’ real target is her 52-year-old father, Gary van der Merwe, who the now-defunct Scorpions described in 2004 as “one of the most sought-after, high-flyer criminals in Cape Town”.​
Acting Judge Kate Savage delivered the judgment last month, dismissing Gary’s attempts to quash a Sars inquest, and freezing his assets and those of various of his companies and relatives. New court papers leaked to City Press detail an extraordinary plot reminiscent of a James Bond novel.​
They detail Gary’s first arrest at Cape Town International Airport in July 2004, when authorities seized R1.2 million in cash, which he was shipping to Las Palmas, the capital of the Canary Islands, in a suitcase.​
...​


the question is why 3am yenbsho this now? and why are they linking it to hariri?

and what did you exactly find in these "court documents" you have mentioned? did you read them?


as i have pointed earlier, this is a crappy story in a crappy newspaper, with ill intentions towards our prime minister and our country.

Hariri was mentioned in subsequent court cases, specifically in her lawsuit for 65 million dollars against the South African government.

Also in regards to the real story, yes that's what I've been saying. The money was intended for her father and that's why SAS took notice in the first place. The claims that were dismissed as "far fetched and implausible" is that the 15.2 million dollars were intended as a gift.

3am yenebsho this now because her court case was dismissed now. In regards to the court document they confirm what the NYT reported, minus Hariri, that part was in 2018 in her latest lawsuit.


Lingerie model Candice van der Merwe plans to sue Minister of Finance Tito Mboweni for a staggering R1 billion over alleged violations of her rights and damage to her reputation.

The 26-year-old model says she has been harassed for years over a $15.3 million (R212 million) donation she received from a “companion”.

In the latest set of draft court papers, which have been sent to the finance minister along with a letter of demand, the companion is identified as Saad Hariri, the spectacularly wealthy prime minister of Lebanon.

^above article is from 2018. As you can see it's not the NYT linking it to Hariri but rather the blonde model herself.
 

The_FPMer

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Rafidi

Legendary Member

Lesh 2asyeh? Shu ela amerkah ma3 a*** lal Hariri? Henneh 3atoh massareh?
 

The_FPMer

Well-Known Member
Lesh 2asyeh? Shu ela amerkah ma3 a*** lal Hariri? Henneh 3atoh massareh?
It's a globalized world. The big fish influences the little fish. I don't like it, but when we don't spend our efforts to build our economy, instead kel wa7ad baddo masla7it a regional country, we become prey to bigger forces.
 

Rafidi

Legendary Member
It's a globalized world. The big fish influences the little fish. I don't like it, but when we don't spend our efforts to build our economy, instead kel wa7ad baddo masla7it a regional country, we become prey to bigger forces.

Becoming a prey sounds like a choice or an option.
 

cedarheart

Legendary Member
Saad first met this model at a high luxury resort in the seychelles in 2013.
Back then GMA and Bassil pushed hard to kick hariri out of government and replace him with Mikati (one way ticket remember?).. This caused a lot of stress on hariri who needed an urgent relief, so he headed to the Seychelles for rest and decompressing....
Had he remained in power this scandal wouldn't have happened.
Conclusion: it's GMA and Bassil fault and both should resign
?????? lol
 

Joe tayyar

Legendary Member
Orange Room Supporter
We still dont know whats the story here. Is it a love affair? Is it an investment? Is it money laundry? Is it tax issue? We still dont know. Saad hariri said today that what ever they do lan yalnaloo mina. Who is he blaming seriously!!
Theres an article about him on NY times, the best mechanism to do is to fill a law suit against NY times. This is not diyar or akhbar on any local outlet, this NY times. If the news is fake he can sue them and clear his name, but instead he decided to attack others. Let the court decide, if he is guilty, he should put his head in the sand, if he is not, his name is cleared. But to tell us lan yanalo minna, and waleed phares to tell us bla bla bla about HA thats utter bulshit!
 

JustLeb

Legendary Member
Orange Room Supporter
We still dont know whats the story here. Is it a love affair? Is it an investment? Is it money laundry? Is it tax issue? We still dont know. Saad hariri said today that what ever they do lan yalnaloo mina. Who is he blaming seriously!!
Theres an article about him on NY times, the best mechanism to do is to fill a law suit against NY times. This is not diyar or akhbar on any local outlet, this NY times. If the news is fake he can sue them and clear his name, but instead he decided to attack others. Let the court decide, if he is guilty, he should put his head in the sand, if he is not, his name is cleared. But to tell us lan yanalo minna, and waleed phares to tell us bla bla bla about HA thats utter bulshit!

it is standard reply when you can't say anything else.
his problem will be with his wife I guess, most probably she will keep silent as long as he can still pay her shopping.
 

Joe tayyar

Legendary Member
Orange Room Supporter
it is standard reply when you can't say anything else.
his problem will be with his wife I guess, most probably she will keep silent as long as he can still pay her shopping.
I dont care about his private life, but hariri is the PM of Lebanon and a public figure, this issue cant pass just like that, he should clear his name or resign! Though we still dont know what the story is. It might not be true. How can we know?!
 

Myso

Active Member
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Anyone else suspecting Hariri and Paula Yacoubian also had an "affair" and a "money transfer"? As she has unexplained wealth as well.
 
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