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U.K. Court Orders Wiese’s Seized Cash Return, Business Day Says

July 02, 2012

A U.K. high court ordered the state to return 679,000 pounds ($1 million) to billionaire South African Christo Wiese three years after the cash was initially seized from him at a London airport, Business Day reported, citing Wiese.

The cash, found in his luggage, was confiscated in April 2009, the Johannesburg-based newspaper reported.

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