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Monday
May162011

Former Egyptian First Lady Suzanne Mubarak to Turn Over Assets

Ralph Orlowski/Getty Images(CAIRO, Egypt) -- Officials investigating whether the family of ousted Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak was involved in corruption during his 30-year stay in office say the Mubaraks will hand over their assets to the state, according to the BBC.

Since her detention last week, Hosni Mubarak's wife Suzanne agreed to turn over a Cairo villa and an estimated $3 million in Egyptian banks.  Funds held in a bank in Switzerland have also been frozen.  

Both Mr. and Mrs. Mubarak are currently in detention at the Sharm el-Sheikh hospital as they recover from reported illnesses suffered on the days each of them were detained.  

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Friday
May132011

Wife of Egypt's Ex-Leader, Suzanne Mubarak Detained 

Ralph Orlowski/Getty Images(CAIRO, Egypt) -- In addition to the large protests in Cairo Friday, Suzanne Mubarak, the wife of ousted Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak, has been detained for 15 days as part of a corruption investigation. She is the last of the immediate family to be held. 

On the same day of her detention, BBC reports that Suzanne Mubarak suffered a heart attack.  The 70-year-old is now in an intensive care unit, but it is unclear what will happen to her next.  A source tells Egyptian newspaper Al Ahram that she will be moved to Qanater prison in Cairo.

Her husband also reportedly suffered heart trouble on the day of his detention weeks ago. Hosni Mubarak, who's detention was just extended another 15 days, is currently being treated at Sharm el-Sheikh hospital under house arrest.  Officials say that he will be moved to Tora once his health improves.

Sons Gamal and Alaa have also been held for weeks and currently in custody at Cairo’s famous Tora prison.

Investigators are holding the family to determine whether the Mubarak's wealth was acquired illegally as a result of Hosni Mubarak's 30 year rule.

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