Egypt Freezes Mubarak's Assets

Ex-leader's foreign assets now off-limits
By Polly Davis Doig,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 21, 2011 3:41 PM CST
Egypt Freezes Hosni Mubarak's Assets
In this Jan. 25, 2011 file photo, a demonstrator defaces a poster of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak in Alexandria, Egypt.   (AP Photo, File)

If Hosni Mubarak really has a death wish, this won't be cheering him up: Egypt today moved to freeze all of Mubarak's foreign assets, reports the AP. The move encompasses any assets of Mubarak's wife, two sons, or their wives; Mubarak's domestic assets were frozen in the days following his ouster. Mubarak reps yesterday told state media that he'd signed a statement that he had no foreign assets. (More Hosni Mubarak stories.)

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