KUWAIT: Relevant Interior Ministry security and detectives of the US army launched an investigation over suspicions of the involvement of five local companies in money laundering in contracts to provide logistics services for the US army. Informed sources said that the suspected companies had recently won a $140 million tender go provide vehicle services in US camps and drivers inside and outside Kuwait, while their local licenses are related to garments and sanitaryware sales and contracts. The sources added that four of the five companies are officially partners and executives in all of them are linked in the founding contracts or KCCI registers, which is illegal as per Kuwaiti and US tender laws and regulations. - Al-Qabas