November 28, 2012

Report: Kabul Bank Sent Millions of Dollars Abroad

Deb Riechmann, Associated Press

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Hundreds of millions of dollars from Kabul Bank were spirited out of Afghanistan — some smuggled in airline food trays — to bank accounts in more than two dozen countries, according to an independent review released on Wednesday about massive fraud that led to the collapse of the nation's largest financial institution.

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