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Turkish PM's Office Says Erdogan Recordings Are Faked

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February 24, 2014 AT 3:20 PM
Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan's office said voice recordings on YouTube purportedly of Erdogan telling his son to dispose of large sums of money on the day news broke of a graft inquiry into his government were fake and "completely untrue". The recordings are purportedly of Erdogan and his son Bilal discussing how to reduce the funds to "zero" by distributing them among several businessmen. The recordings, which appeared two days after Erdogan's AK Party officially began campaigning for local elections at the end of March.