Saudi offer in corruption crackdown: 'cough up the cash and go home'

Government demanding up to 70% of rich detainees’ wealth in return for their freedom, newspaper reports

Authorities in Saudi Arabia are offering businessmen and members of the royal family detained on allegations of corruption an opportunity to pay for their freedom, according to media reports.

Around 200 princes, ministers, senior military officers and wealthy businessmen have been held in five-star hotels across the country since last week, many of them at the opulent Ritz-Carlton in Riyadh.

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