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Alaa and Gamal Mubarak had their remands extended an additional 15 days after initial investigations in the Mubarak brothers' assets, pan-Arab news channel Al-Arabiya reported. The two brothers signed a statement in Arabic, English and French to disclose their accounts both in and outside Egypt.
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Earlier this month, Egyptian newspaper Al-Masry Al-Youm reported that Gamal Mubarak, the son of former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak, is being investigated for allegedly taking five percent of the money made from natural gas sales to Israel to his own personal account.
According to the report, Gamal, who man Egyptian believed was being
groomed to takeover power from his father, also used his influence to
obtain five percent of the revenues for businessman Hussein Salem.
As for Gamal's brother Alaa, Chinese Xinhua News
reported that Egypt's assistant justice minister charged the older
brother with attempting to grab illegal wealth along with his Gamal and
their father. He is also charged with joining the former chief of the
stock market in gaining illicit financial interests.
The two are being held in Cairo's Torah prison for questioning.