- No recipient listed but sources say it could belong to Saddam Hussein
- Other theories are that it belonged to Colonel Gaddafi, a Mafia operation linked to the state, or corrupt officials
By Will Stewart
‘It is possible that this is the money of Saddam Hussein,’ an anonymous intelligence source told Moskovsky Komsomolets newspaper.
The cash mountain, all in 100 euro notes, was flown to Sheremetyevo Airport in Moscow from Frankfurt on 7 August 2007 and it has remained frozen there ever since.