Ogero head Abdel-Moneim Youssef attends a conference in Beirut, Monday, April 25, 2016. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)
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Prime Minister Saad Hariri gave the green light to the judiciary to proceed with the prosecution of former Ogero head Abdel-Moneim Youssef, a Lebanese lawmaker said Tuesday.Change and Reform bloc MP Alain Aoun told reporters after the Media and Telecommunications Parliamentary Committee met that State Prosecutor Samir Hammoud received Hariri's approval to prosecute Youssef for his alleged connection to corruption at the state-owned Ogero.Following the session, head of the Telecoms Committee MP Hasan Fadlallah said that new findings had surfaced in the matter of Lebanon's illegal internet scandal.Several politicians and activists have accused Youssef of being involved in setting up illegal internet networks and internet service providers across the country.
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