Recall that Bedjaoui, who is the nephew of former Foreign Minister Mohamed Bedjaoui, is one of nine people involved in the corruption case Sonatrach II. The people who are the subject of international arrest warrants issued by Algeria in August and which include, Chakib Khelil, his wife and two children.
Farid Bedjaoui is wanted by Italian justice charged with "conspiracy to corruption." According to the Italian press, the man is believed to have been the main intermediary in a corruption scandal Sonatrach II.
In fact, the prosecutor in Milan (Italy) has opened an investigation into the conditions for obtaining contracts by Saipem for a total of $ 8 billion between 2007 and 2009 with Sonatrach suspect Bedjaoui, have received many bunches from the same Italian company ( Saipem), in exchange for oil contracts in Algeria.