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'''Riggs Bank''' was a bank in [[Washington DC]] which appears to have been used so dissimilarly from the infamous [[BCCI]].
 
==Official narrative==
 
==Official narrative==
 
"The most important bank in the most important city in the world."<ref>http://www.nytimes.com/2004/07/19/us/at-riggs-bank-a-tangled-path-led-to-scandal.html</ref>
 
"The most important bank in the most important city in the world."<ref>http://www.nytimes.com/2004/07/19/us/at-riggs-bank-a-tangled-path-led-to-scandal.html</ref>
  
 
==Activities==
 
==Activities==
Not so dissimilar from the infamous [[BCCI]].
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[[Carter Beese]] is said to have met [[George Bush]]'s Texas friend [[Joe Allbritton]] just as Allbritton was buying into [[Riggs Bank]].
  
 
==Use by Prince Bandar bin Sultan==
 
==Use by Prince Bandar bin Sultan==
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Revision as of 18:50, 7 April 2017

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HeadquartersWashington DC, United States
Staff1,450

Riggs Bank was a bank in Washington DC which appears to have been used so dissimilarly from the infamous BCCI.

Official narrative

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

Activities

Carter Beese is said to have met George Bush's Texas friend Joe Allbritton just as Allbritton was buying into Riggs Bank.

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