Report published on social media, Liberian Influence, Liberian has publicly revealed that a Liberian businessman, Sheikh Bassirou, has been arrested for money laundering.
This online platform also claimed that Cheikh Bassirou has been under investigation for more than a year since 2021 for crimes he committed between 2020 and 2021.
According to the report, Bassirou has been under investigation since April 2021 for crimes committed between 2020 and 2021, sources close to this outlet have confirmed that Bassirou allegedly stole more than $1 million from space one year.
He was arrested on April 20 in the United States for allegedly using different schemes to redirect wire transfers from two well-known American companies.
While some Liberians believe this is a step in the right direction, others also believe that politicians and foreigners who steal money from the country should also be dealt with.
“My problem is not with the government prosecuting people who break the law. I have problems with the government only going after Liberians who are not in its circle, while allowing foreign criminals who control the Liberian economy from running into the country,” one person wrote.
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