Saudi Arabia makes fresh arrests in anti-graft crackdown: sources

Saudi Arabia makes fresh arrests in anti-graft crackdown: sourcesBy Stephen Kalin and Katie Paul RIYADH (Reuters) – Saudi Arabian authorities have made further arrests and frozen more bank accounts in an expanding anti-corruption crackdown on the kingdom’s political and business elite, sources familiar with the matter said on Wednesday     Dozens of royal family members, officials and business executives have already been held in the purge announced on Saturday. Others under scrutiny are being telephoned by investigators about their finances but appear to remain at liberty, one of the sources said, adding that the number of people targeted by the crackdown was expected eventually to rise into the hundreds.



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