Electricity godfathers rule billion dollar Lebanon market
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The Corleones would be envious. Lebanese generator owners are racking up tax free millions every month as the government looks the other way. But it can be a jungle out there. Step on someone else’s turf and you could wind up beaten, hospitalized or shot–all for the right price. See my latest piece in The Daily Star for an inside look at the underworld of gray market Lebanese electricity.