Egypt's Mubarak gets 3 years for embezzlement

Posted: May 22, 2014 at 5:39 a.m.

Ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, convicted of embezzlement, is expected to appeal Wednesday’s verdict.

A criminal court convicted former President Hosni Mubarak on Wednesday of diverting millions of dollars in public money for his personal use in a case that rights advocates say also could implicate the current prime minister and spy chief in a cover-up.

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