File - The Finance Ministry in Riad al-Solh Square, Beirut (The Daily Star)
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Over the last few months, there have been myriad corruption exposes in Lebanon, in a variety of sectors and industries, from medicine and food to customs authorities and even refugee funding. But not only have there been few arrests related to the allegations, what has been discovered thus far is clearly the tip of the iceberg.Some 800 customs employees have been moved to different roles within the department, the Finance Ministry announced Tuesday, in a case most likely linked to endemic corruption within the institution.
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