BEIRUT — Mount Lebanon Public Prosecutor Ghada Aoun continued interrogating officials of several banks on Tuesday, following complaints presented against them two weeks ago by the lawyers’ collective “The People want to Reform the System.”
Here’s what we know:
• This collective has accused the banks of “breach of trust and fraud against depositors,” as well as “wasting public funds.”
• Judge Aoun heard on Tuesday the CEO of Bankmed, former minister Raya el-Hassan, and the CEO of Banque Saradar Mario Saradar.
• Tarek Khalifé, head of Creditbank, did not appear for his hearing session.
• Aoun on Monday heard the CEO of Bank of Beirut, Salim Sfeir and the president of the Association of Banks in Lebanon and of Bank Audi, Samir Hanna.
• On Thursday, the prosecutor should hear the CEO of Société Générale de Banque au Liban, Antoun Sehnaoui, and the CEO of Blom Bank, Saad Azhari. The latter did not appear at the session scheduled for his hearing on Monday.