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'''Riggs Bank''' was a bank in [[Washington DC]] which appears to have been used so dissimilarly from the infamous [[BCCI]].
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'''Riggs Bank''' was a bank in [[Washington DC]] which in the 21<sup>st</sup> century at least 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==
[[Carter Beese]] is said to have met [[George Bush]]'s Texas friend [[Joe Allbritton]] just as Allbritton was buying into [[Riggs Bank]].
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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==

Latest revision as of 00:13, 5 July 2017

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Formation1836
Extinction2005
HeadquartersWashington DC, United States
Staff1,450
A bank used for various illicit purposes.

Riggs Bank was a bank in Washington DC which in the 21st century at least 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