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Serbian Police Detain Would-Be Assassin Of Billionaire --> (RFE/RL) 21 January 2006 --  Police in Belgrade have detained a man claiming he received an offer to assassinate a wealthy businessman and member of the Serbian opposition, Bogoljub Karic.

Police spokeswoman Dragana Kajganic says that the 38-year-old man, Dejan Simic, told Karic's lawyers that he had been offered nearly $730,000 to kill their client.

Karic, a billionaire entrepreneur, is currently under investigation for allegedly trying to bribe Serbian lawmakers.


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