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Not so dissimilar from the infamous [[BCCI]].
 
Not so dissimilar from the infamous [[BCCI]].
  
The [[Al-Yamamah]] [[arms deal]], which was signed in 1985, is understood to have uncovered details of about a billion dollars of extra payments to [[Prince Bandar]] through Riggs bank.<ref>http://www.theguardian.com/world/2007/jun/07/bae1</ref>
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The [[Al-Yamamah]] [[arms deal]], which was signed in 1985, is understood to have uncovered details of about a billion dollars of extra payments to the longime [[Saudi ambassador to US]], Prince [[Bandar bin Sultan]] through Riggs bank.<ref>http://www.theguardian.com/world/2007/jun/07/bae1</ref> Bandar's wife, Princess [[Haifa bint Faisal]] also paid [[Omar al-Bayoumi]] through this bank.<ref>http://time.com/4294170/panama-papers-al-yamamah/fe</ref>
  
 
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Revision as of 08:47, 8 October 2016

Group.png Riggs Bank  
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HeadquartersWashington, D.C., United States
Staff1,450

Official narrative

"The most important bank in the most important city in the world."[1]

Activities

Not so dissimilar from the infamous BCCI.

=Use by Prince Bandar bin Sultan

The Al-Yamamah arms deal, which was signed in 1985, is understood to have uncovered details of about a billion dollars of extra payments to the longime Saudi ambassador to US, Prince Bandar bin Sultan through Riggs bank.[2] Bandar's wife, Princess Haifa bint Faisal also paid Omar al-Bayoumi through this bank.[3]



References


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