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After the Money Men

Saudis to Arrest Businessmen Suspected of Aiding Al Qaeda. The Saudi government is preparing to arrest and seize the assets of several prominent Saudi businessmen suspected of providing financial contributions to al Qaeda and other terrorist entities, ABCNEWS has learned. Saudi security officials convinced the royal family to move forcefully against the alleged financiers after discovering documents in a terrorist safe house in May. The documents outlined plots to assassinate several Saudi ministers, including Interior Minister Prince Naif Bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, sources said. Although the documents did not directly link the financiers to the assassination plots, security officials interpreted them as evidence of the increasingly active, ambitious and capable nature of terrorists operating in Saudi Arabia. Sources did not reveal the names of the financial entrepreneurs being targeted by the investigation, but said to expect the arrests to take place in the next few weeks. Full Story

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