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FBI cites pending proceedings in 25-year old BCCI bank fraud case

FBI cites pending proceedings in 25-year old BCCI bank fraud case

Decades after the fact, both the Central Intelligence Agency and Federal Bureau of Investigation remain highly secretive about parts of the Bank of Credit and Commerce International money laundering and embezzling investigation and the story of Khalid bin Mahfouz. While the FBI released some documents on Bin Mahfouz and BCCI, with portions remaining redacted under citations of a pending law enforcement proceedings, the CIA flatly refuses to confirm or deny any information on Bin Mahfouz, despite a former CIA Director having publicly (and falsely) accused him of being Osama bin Laden’s brother-in-law.

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Banking regulators dragging their feet on the legal marijuana question

Banking regulators dragging their feet on the legal marijuana question

As FDIC communications obtained by MuckRock user William Green demonstrate, over the last three years the banking regulator has consistently avoided taking a clear stance on the issue of providing banking services to legal marijuana businesses.

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