The bizarre case of the millionaire beggar

The 52-year old woman, identified as Fatima Othman, was found dead in a car in Bassta, Ouzai, with the Internal Security Forces (ISF) confirming to Annahar that she passed away of natural causes.
by Annahar Staff

16 May 2018 | 12:00

Source: by Annahar

  • by Annahar Staff
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  • Last update: 16 May 2018 | 12:00

52-year old Fatima Othman was also in posession of three separate checking accounts worth a collective LBP 1.7 billion (Annahar Photo)

BEIRUT: The almost surreal case of an elderly woman beggar has taken social media by storm after news of her death while in posession of LBP 5,000,000 ($3,000) made rounds across different outlets. 

The 52-year old woman, identified as Fatima Othman, was found dead Tuesday in a car in Bassta, Ouzai, with the Internal Security Forces (ISF) confirming to Annahar that she passed away of natural causes.

Othman was also in posession of a saving accounts worth a collective LBP 1.7 billion ($1,120,965.38), yet the authenticity of the documents has yet to be established. 

The body of Othman has been returned to her family in Akkar where she has been buried. 





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