Annan son offers to pay duties on UN mystery car

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By Irwin Arieff UNITED NATIONS, Jan 24 (Reuters) - Kojo Annan, the son of U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan, will pay back import duties improperly waived by Ghana for the purchase of a luxury car in his father's name, Kojo Annan's lawyer said on Tuesday. By using his father's name in buying the Mercedes Benz car and importing it to Ghana in 1998, Kojo received a $6,541 discount from Mercedes and saved $14,103 in import duties, a U.N.-appointed commission reported last September. Both ...

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