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August 9, 1991 | From the Washington Post
Bank Chairman Agha Hasan Abedi, President Swaleh Naqvi and a few other top officials of the Bank of Credit & Commerce International drained it of more than $2.5 billion through bad investments and fraud, the bank's former chief financial officer charged Thursday.
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August 9, 1991 | From the Washington Post
Bank Chairman Agha Hasan Abedi, President Swaleh Naqvi and a few other top officials of the Bank of Credit & Commerce International drained it of more than $2.5 billion through bad investments and fraud, the bank's former chief financial officer charged Thursday.
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August 9, 1991 | From Associated Press
A founder of the Bank of Credit & Commerce International, saying he was going public despite threats to his life, told Congress on Thursday that the bank's two top executives built "a lot of Chinese walls" to keep key managers in the dark about illicit operations. "Not more than 20 people were involved in what you have been hearing about," Masihur Rahman, former chief financial officer of BCCI, said in testimony before the Senate subcommittee on terrorism, narcotics and international operations.
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April 21, 1992 | ROBERT KOEHLER
"The Bank of Crooks and Criminals" may be a rather sensational title for tonight's "Frontline" report (at 9 on KCET Channel 28 and KPBS Channel 15, and at 8 on KVCR Channel 24), but it was the phrase CIA director Robert Gates used several years ago to identify the now-notorious Bank of Credit and Commerce International, or BCCI.
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November 15, 1991 | JEFFREY L. RABIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Saudi Arabian billionaire used $7.7 million from accounts at the Bank of Credit & Commerce International to finance part of a major investment in Marina del Rey but was not involved in any wrongdoing at the scandal-plagued bank, Los Angeles County investigators have concluded.
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September 3, 1991 | DOUGLAS FRANTZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Agha Hasan Abedi sounded more like Darth Vader than the founder of the Bank of Credit & Commerce International when he spoke to his executives about the force driving the bank at a conference in Miami one Sunday late in 1985. "Mr. Awan, may I ask you, do you feel the force within, which within you drives you?" Abedi asked Amjad Awan, an official in the bank's Washington office. "How many times do you feel? And what does it make you feel? What do you become when you feel that?
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