Geneva authorities have seized 11 luxury vehicles and sports cars that belong to the son of Equatorial Guinea’s president as part of a preliminary investigation into his alleged involvement in corruption.
The Geneva prosecutor’s office spokesman Henri Della Casa stated on Thursday that the cars belonging to Teodorin Obiang Nguema Mangue were seized on Monday in the freight zone at the Geneva Airport, AP reports.
Cassa however could not confirm a report in L’Hebdo magazine that said the vehicles included a a Bugatti Veyron valued at $2.2 million and a limited Swedish made Koenigsegg One:1 valued at about $2.8 million.
Obiang is facing an investigation in Switzerland in connection with a case in neighboring France where he faces trial for alleged missapprpraition of public funds.
Teodorin Obiang Nguema Mangue, son to President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, is also the country’s vice president.