Former Qatari ruler's firm targeted by French 'money laundering' investigation

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The French-based firm that manages the financial affairs of Qatari Sheik Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani, Qatar’s former ruler and the father of its current Emir, is under investigation by the Paris public prosecutor’s office for suspected money laundering in relation to tax evasion, according to documents obtained by Mediapart and French weekly news magazine Marianne.