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Libya’s Millions Seized In Britain – Where Gaddafi’s Cash Is Printed And Stored

by | 4th, March 2011

AT Harwich docks, officials have seized a ship packed with £100 million worth of the Libyan currency, the dinar. The exact value of the haul has not been made public yet. It was on its from the UK to Libya.

Where did the money come from? Answer: a warehouse in Gateshead, where the currency is printed and stored by a firm called De La Rue.

What do we know about them?

De La Rue is committed to the responsible management of all its activities and believes that corporate social and environmental responsibility is key to the interests of all our stakeholders – customers, shareholders, employees, suppliers, and other business partners.

As an international company we recognise our impact globally and have a clear commitment to the communities and to the environment in which we do business. De La Rue is a member of the FTSE4Good Index.

It works with Libya.

We ask it again: who now speaks for the 270?



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