Eighty Egyptian officials at the interior ministry and former ministers have been accused of getting up to billion Egyptian pounds illegally during the period between 2000–2011.

According to the proofs of evidence, announced by the Investigative judge Mohammed Abu Bakr, the ministry had given police leaders around 1,134,900,371 pounds to meet the security objectives during the period from 2000 to July 15, 2011, out of the budget of the Ministry of Interior.

The announced amount equals to 269,189 pounds as a day to day rate, which exceeds the total annual per capita income in Egypt by 120%.

The following data are arranged according to the ranking of the Ministry of Interior and the money amount obtained by the defendants:

To check the data of the case no. 1441 of 2013, registered at Abdeen police station and known in media as “the issue of corruption of the Interior Ministry”, kindly click here.


Amr Eleraqi is the executive director of InfoTimes. With 12 years of experience in the media industry, he is a pioneer in data journalism and data storytelling in the region.

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