Kuwaiti Judge Rejects Testimony on Behalf of Imprisoned Female CEO

By David A. Patten

Unless a Kuwaiti judge agrees to hear evidence that could exonerate her, Marsha Lazareva, an investment-firm CEO who was thrown into a Kuwaiti prison based on what former FBI officials say are falsified documents and fabricated testimony, may be doomed to spend a decade behind bars doing hard labor.

As Newsmax reported last week, Lazareva, the mother of a 5-year-old boy who thinks she’s away on an extended business trip, has spent the past year in a remote Kuwaiti prison where she’s sharing a cell with as many as six other women.

Her attorneys insist the allegation that she misappropriated funds is groundless, and they warn that her health is deteriorating.

Read the full story at Newsmax.