The Long And Winding Road To Bcci's Dead End

It has been fined for laundering drug money in Florida and embroiled in a foreign-exchange scandal in Kenya. Its clients have included former Panamanian strongman Manuel Noriega and Colombian drug lords. It may have violated U. S. law by using front men to acquire a Washington (D. C.) bank. You name it, and the Bank of Credit & Commerce International probably has been accused of doing it. Yet for almost 20 years, BCCI nearly always managed to stay ahead of the law.

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