The UAE Embassy in the United States issues a statement regarding the case of Jamal Khashoggi's ex-lawyer

9 August, 2022
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The UAE Embassy in the United States issues a statement regarding the case of Jamal Khashoggi's ex-lawyer

The UAE embassy in the United States issued a statement regarding the case of Assem Ghafoor, the former lawyer for the late Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.



In its statement, the UAE Embassy in Washington said: “As part of the extensive cooperation to combat cross-border money laundering and illicit financing, the UAE and the United States exchanged information on the case of Assem Ghafour.. The UAE began its investigation in 2020 into the activities of Mr. Ghafour. After receiving a formal request from the U.S. Embassy in Abu Dhabi on behalf of the U.S. Department of Justice, the FBI and the Criminal Investigations Division of the Internal Revenue Service for mutual legal assistance in connection with the ongoing investigation of Mr. Ghafoor by U.S. authorities.”


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