Adnan Khashoggi
A Turkish Saudi Arabian businessman
Adnan Khashoggi
Adnan Khashoggi is a Saudi Arabian arms-dealer and businessman. He is also noted for his engagements with high society in both the Western and Arabic-speaking worlds, and for his involvement in the Iran–Contra and Lockheed bribery scandals. At a peak net worth of about $4 billion USD in the early 1980s, he was one of the richest men in the world.
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Chasing debtors: Cash-strapped Khashoggi?
The Economist - over 3 years
Belt tightening REMEMBER Adnan Khashoggi, who amassed a fortune in the 1970s and 1980s brokering arms sales to his fellow Saudis? He was never quite the world’s richest man but he may have been its biggest spender, splashing out $250,000 a day to maintain his lifestyle. At one point his many residences included 16 flats knocked into one in New York. One of his parties lasted five days and was described by an awestruck reporter as “the most extravagant event in European history”. He counted national leaders among his friends.Mr Khashoggi’s fortunes declined in the late 1980s, thanks to overspending on festivities, ill-advised investments and his entwinement in scandals including the collapse of the Bank of Credit and Commerce International, the fall of Ferdinand Marcos and the Iran-Contra affair—though he was never convicted of criminal wrongdoing. He now claims to be broke. That hasn’t stopped a tenacious creditor and its lawyers hounding him for an 11-year-old debt of $21m to a sec ...
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Dorchester Collection Moda Ödülü’nün sahibi Alisha!
National Turk - almost 5 years
Model Alisha Dorchester Collection Moda Ödülü’nün sahibi oldu. Dorchester Collection Moda Ödülü Beverly Hills Hotel’de düzenlenen gecede sahibini buldu. 6 finalist zorlu bir programdan geçerken, ödülün sahibi Alisha oldu. America’s Next Top Model yarışmasının finalistleri Alisha,Sophie,Catherine,Laura,Annaliese,Eboni arasında gerçekleşen yarışmada model Alisha ödülün sahibi oldu. Georgina Chapman,Karen Craig,Francisco Costa’nın da aralarında bulunduğu jüri Dorchester Collection Moda Ödülü’ne Anndra Neen’i tanıtan Alisha’yı layık gördü. Dünya Otellerinin Armani’si Dorchester Collection Hotels, dünya otellerinin Armani’si olarak biliniyor. 80 yıldır misafirlerine kusursuz ve yüksek kalitede hizmet sunan Dorchester; Norton Simon, Marilyn Monroe, Madonna, Mariah Carey, Liza Minnelli, Jennifer Jones, Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Michael Milken, Adnan Khashoggi, Salvador Dali, Marlene Dietrich gibi dünyaca ünlü sanatçı, işadamı ve politikacılara ev sahipliği yapan bir zincir ...
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Dorchester Le Richemond Oteli’ne yeni genel müdür
National Turk - almost 5 years
Cenevre Le Richemond Oteli' nin yeni genel müdürü Klaus Kabelitz Dorchester Collection markasının Cenevre’deki Le Richemond Oteli’ne yeni genel müdür atandı. Cenevre Le Richemond Oteli’ nin yeni genel müdürü Klaus Kabelitz oldu. Daha önce The Berkeley,Claridges Londra,Four Seasons gibi önemli otellerde çalışan Klaus Kabelitz, Le Richemond Oteli’nde genel müdür olarak  çalışmalarına başladı. Klaus Kabelitz yeni görevini duyururken, Dorchester Collection ile çalışmaktan büyük memnuniyet duyduğunu da vurguladı. Dorchester Otelleri 80 yıldır bir dünya markası Dorchester Otelleri dünyanın en güzel şehirlerinde zengin ve çağdaş görünümü ile 80 yıldır bir dünya markası olarak hizmet veriyor. Türkiye’deki yetkili satış acentesi World Travel Service (WTS) olan Dorchester Collection’ın Londra, Beverly Hills, Paris, Milano, Los Angeles, Cenevre gibi şehirlerde otelleri bulunuyor. Bulunduğu bölgedeki konumu, hizmet anlayışı, dizaynı, fiyatları ile dikkat çeken Dorchester Collecti ...
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Vic Carless - Telegraph.co.uk
Google News - over 5 years
He was best known, however, as a marine artist, and produced paintings of some of the world's most lavish, some would say gaudy, superyachts, for owners such as the Sultan of Brunei, Donald Trump, Adnan Khashoggi or Steven Spielberg
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THE STORY BEHIND LUCKY'S: Where billionaires, movie stars and working class ... - The Daily Sound
Google News - over 5 years
One memorable night, Warren Christopher, then the US Secretary of State, and billionaire, Saudi Arabian arms dealer Adnan Khashoggi, who were on opposite sides of tense, on-going Middle Eastern peace talks, coincidentally chose to dine at Lucky's at
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Why Indian Corruption Is a Global Security Concern - Huffington Post
Google News - over 5 years
Even Saudi arms broker Adnan Khashoggi's name has come up. In the case of Hassan Ali Khan and his associates, the sums were too large to be moved around invisibly like Abdul's $5000. As a result vast amounts, sometimes up to $8 billion,
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Khashoggi: Margin Scheme Leads Personal Liability For True Beneficial Owner ... - Forbes
Google News - over 5 years
12, 2011), involves the colorful famous Saudi arms dealer Adnan Khashoggi, who many years ago was tried and acquitted along with former Philippines first lady Imelda Marcos in New York for racketeering, was involved in Iran-Contra, reportedly served as
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Trump's new project - Politico
Google News - over 5 years
The 68-story building, at 721 Fifth Ave., has housed Steven Spielberg, arms dealer Adnan Khashoggi, screen legend Sophia Loren, TV host Johnny Carson, Michael Jackson and tennis superstar Martina Navratilova
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SC stays release of Hasan Ali till tomorrow - Times of India
Google News - over 5 years
The ED in its petition said the documents collected by it showed that Khan's account in UBS, Singapore, was recommended by international arms dealer Adnan Khashoggi and there were references to financing of projects of the arms dealer to the tune of ... - -
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Bombay HC grants bail to Hasan Ali Khan - Livemint
Google News - over 5 years
He is accused of stashing nearly $8 billion (Rs 36320 crore today) in Swiss bank accounts, besides having links to international arms dealer Adnan Khashoggi. He also faces charges of tax evasion and violation of the Foreign Exchange Management Act
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August 9: Today in Weird History - DBKP - Death By 1000 Papercuts
Google News - over 5 years
Moanmmar Gadhafi, president of Libya married the daughter of oil baron, Adnan Khashoggi. It's reported to be Gadhafi's third marriage. 1902 Edward VII, the son of Queen Victoria, was crowned as the new King Of England. 1995 Jerry Garcia the lead
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La aristocracia marbellí se arranca por rancheras al son de Jalisco - Vanitatis.com
Google News - over 5 years
“Mi esposo Adnan Khashoggi no se encuentra muy bien y no ha podido venir, pero nosotros no podíamos dejar de apoyar esta fenomenal acción de la princesa María Luisa". A su lado pasaba Manolo Segura intentando pasar desapercibido por las televisiones
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Paper trail in Hasan Ali case may be flawed - Livemint
Google News - over 5 years
Also thrown into the mix was the name of arms dealer Adnan Khashoggi and shadowy figures of Russian and other provenance. The chargesheet, along with supporting documents and statements running into hundreds of pages, filed by the Enforcement
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Alí Syed, el dueño en la sombra - El Diario Montanes
Google News - over 5 years
La segunda investigación periodística coloca su nombre junto al de un traficante de armas llamado Adnan Khashoggi. La detención de Alí Khan se produjo en marzo y la coincidencia de las investigaciones indias sobre sus fondos en bancos suizos con los
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Bombay High Court questions Hasan Ali's source of wealth - Economic Times
Google News - over 5 years
... Solicitor General Darius Khambatta, appearing for the ED, had submitted information about the transactions allegedly made by Hasan and his aide Kashinath Tapuriah (also arrested in this case) with international arms dealer Adnan Khashoggi
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Hasan Ali bought assets through dubious deals - Times of India
Google News - over 5 years
Khan's advocate IA Bagaria vociferously argued that "he (Khan) is tried for being a best friend of Adnan Khashoggi, a dealer of arms." He said Khan has no accounts in banks abroad and has not committed any offence. "This is a fraud by ED," said
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Black money: Hasan Ali stashed $800 million in foreign banks, says ED - Economic Times
Google News - over 5 years
Alleging that Khan has links with international arms dealer Adnan Khashoggi, Khambatta said, "In 2003, USD 300 million was apparently received by Khan from Khashoggi from weapon sales." ED further stated that the accused have created a complex maze of
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Adnan Khashoggi
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 2008
    Age 72
    The case was settled in 2008; both men did not admit or deny the allegations;.
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  • 2003
    Age 67
    Allegedly, in 2003, Khan helped launder US$300 million of money through the Zurich branch of Swiss bank UBS.
    More Details Hide Details Khan and Tapuriah admitted to knowing Kashoggi, and Khan described him as a friend. Introduced to UBS by Khashoggi in 1982, Khan held funds in American accounts through UBS Geneva. One of Khan's accounts was eventually blocked.
  • 2000
    Age 64
    An advocate of the overthrow of Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein, Perle had served as an adviser to 2000 Republican US Presidential nominee George W. Bush.
    More Details Hide Details Khashoggi told Hersh that Perle talked to him about the economic costs regarding a proposed invasion of Iraq. "'If there is no war,' he told me, 'why is there a need for security? If there is a war, of course, billions of dollars will have to be spent.'" Khashoggi was implicated in a money laundering case involving the use of an Indian citizen. In 2011, Hasan Ali Khan, owner of a Pune stud farm, was arrested by India's Enforcement Directorate and charged. Khan and Kolkata businessman Kashinath Tapuriah were charged under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act.
  • FIFTIES
  • 1990
    Age 54
    In 1990, a United States federal jury in Manhattan acquitted Khashoggi and Imelda Marcos, widow of the exiled Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos, of racketeering and fraud.
    More Details Hide Details Khashoggi, along with Ramy El-Batrawi, was the principal financier behind Genesis Intermedia, Inc. (formerly NASDAQ: GENI), a publicly traded Internet company based in the US. In 2006, El-Batrawi and Kashoggi were sued by the SEC for securities fraud.
  • 1988
    Age 52
    In 1988, Khashoggi was arrested in Switzerland, accused of concealing funds held for three months.
    More Details Hide Details Khashoggi stopped fighting extradition when the US prosecutors reduced the charges to obstruction of justice and mail fraud and dropped the more serious charges of racketeering and conspiracy.
  • FORTIES
  • 1985
    Age 49
    In 1985, celebrity reporter Robin Leach declared a five-day birthday party in Vienna that Khashoggi threw for his eldest son to be "the most extravagant event in European history", and in his heyday, Khashoggi spent $250,000 a day to maintain his lifestyle.
    More Details Hide Details Khashoggi also owned Ol Pejeta Conservancy, in Laikipia, Kenya. His house has since been converted into a hotel which is run by Serena Hotels. Khashoggi continues to live a quiet life in the Principality of Monaco.
  • 1983
    Age 47
    Khashoggi along with Kamal Adham was one of the founders of the gold company Barrick Gold Corporation, established in 1983.
    More Details Hide Details For 25 years, Bob Shaheen served as Khashoggi's chief of staff and executive assistant. A shrewd businessman, he established companies in Switzerland and Liechtenstein to handle his commissions as well as developing contacts with notables such as CIA officers James H. Critchfield and Kim Roosevelt and US businessman Bebe Rebozo, a close associate of former US President Richard Nixon. His yacht, the Nabila, was the largest in the world at the time and was used in the James Bond film Never Say Never Again. After Khashoggi ran into financial problems he sold the yacht to the Sultan of Brunei, who in turn sold it to Donald Trump for $29 million, who sold it for $20 million to Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal as part of a deal to keep his Taj Mahal casino out of bankruptcy. He was implicated in the Iran–Contra affair as a key middleman in the arms-for-hostages exchange along with Iranian arms dealer Manucher Ghorbanifar and, in a complex series of events, was found to have borrowed money for these arms purchases from the now-bankrupt financial institution the Bank of Credit and Commerce International (BCCI) with Saudi and US backing.
  • THIRTIES
  • 1970
    Age 34
    Between 1970 and 1975, Lockheed paid Khashoggi $106 million in commissions.
    More Details Hide Details His commissions started at 2.5% + and eventually rose to as much as 15%. Khashoggi "became for all practical purposes a marketing arm of Lockheed. Adnan would provide not only an entree but strategy, constant advice, and analysis," according to Max Helzel, then vice president of Lockheed's international marketing.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1935
    Born
    Born on July 25, 1935.
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