Bank of Credit and Commerce International (B.C.C.I.) (CIA)

Emma Best filed this request with the Central Intelligence Agency of the United States of America.

It is a clone of this request.

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From: Michael Best

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

Records relating to the Bank of Credit and Commerce International (B.C.C.I.), an international bank founded in 1972 by Agha Hasan Abedi. The bank was involved in massive money laundering and other financial crimes, and illegally gained the controlling interest in a major American bank. The bank is also known for its connections to foreign intelligence communities as well as CIA, as described by http://fas.org/irp/congress/1992_rpt/bcci/11intel.htm .

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Michael Best

From: Michael Best

It has been well over 20 business days since I filed the following FOIA request. As you are aware, the statute requires a response from your Agency within 20 business. For your convenience, a copy of the FOIA request may be found below. I look forward to receiving your legally required reply.

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

Records relating to the Bank of Credit and Commerce International (B.C.C.I.), an international bank founded in 1972 by Agha Hasan Abedi. The bank was involved in massive money laundering and other financial crimes, and illegally gained the controlling interest in a major American bank. The bank is also known for its connections to foreign intelligence communities as well as CIA, as described by http://fas.org/irp/congress/1992_rpt/bcci/11intel.htm .

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Michael Best

From: Central Intelligence Agency

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