Crash And Burn


Mug Shot: An arrest warrant is out for Khalifa

The businessman squints from the photograph, his sparse beard framing a slight smile that lends him an enigmatic air. It's the same expression captured in the photos that have accompanied scores of magazine and newspaper articles on Rafik Abdelmoumèn Khalifa's spectacular rise as an international financier and jet-setter who hung out with celebrities like Bono, Pamela Anderson, Sting and Gérard Depardieu. But this particular shot of the Algerian tycoon is featured in a picture of a different kind: a mug shot on Interpol's Wanted list, where it was placed by Algerian authorities seeking to prosecute Khalifa for alleged crimes linked to...

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