Gaddafi Son Tried to Flee to Mexico

    The son of Libya's leader Moammar Gadhafi, Saadi Gadhafi, answers questions during a news conference after the official presentation as a new player of the Italian Serie A top league Perugia soccer team, in Torre Alfina castle, near Viterbo, Italy, Sunday, June 29, 2003. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

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    Mexican officials uncovered a plot by Saadi Gaddafi, the son of the former Libyan dictator, to sneak into Mexico using false documents. The plan involved opening bank accounts and buying properties in Mexico that would serve as safe houses for Gaddafi and his family. Two Mexicans, a Canadian, and a Dane have been implicated in the scheme and are under house arrest. Gaddafi is also under house arrest, in Niger.

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