On March 15, 2006, Rana Koleilat was found bleeding in her Sao Paolo prison cell. Brazilian police claimed, however, that she was not seriously injured, and was only trying to attract attention to her plight. Meanwhile, Joumana Ayyas, Rana's alleged partner in crime, was still quietly incarcerated in Lebanon.
Prothero, Mitch - Beirut Bombshell. Fortune Magazine, Europe Edition No 8, May 2006
Prothero, Mitch. The Money Scandal Behind the Hariri Assassination. Time Magazine. October 27th 2005. April 30th, 2006. http://www.time.com/time/world/article/0,8599,1123483,00.html
Selection of articles on the Al-Madina scandal - Annahar Newspaper & As-safir Newspaper.
U.S. Code Collection: Cornell University Law School.
“Lebanon Bank Fraud”. Hughes Hubbard. January 2005. April 26th 2006. http://www.hugheshubbard.com/news/newspage.aspPracticeArea=160%7CMiddle+East+and+North+Africa&From=practice
“Hariri Suspect Slashes Wrist”. BBC News. March 16th 2006. April 27th 2006 http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/middle_east/4812498.stm
“Hariri Killing: Fugitive to be Quizzed“, Aljazeera. March 14th 2006. April 27th 2006. http://english.aljazeera.net/NR/exeres/44F1E182-8896-48C7-8CE2-24CCEACC2