U.S. Goes Easy on LA Bank Manager Once Accused of Hiding Drug $$$

For Roman Polanski, life as a fugitive has led to the worst of times. For the manager of a major Los Angeles bank, however, life as a fugitive had led to the best of times including a California home, a big bank job and U.S. citizenship. Saad Shafi fled the country for Pakistan in 1988 after being indicted by a federal grand jury on charges he and other executives at the Bank of Credit and Commerce International, BCCI, helped Colombia drug bosses and Panamanian strongman Manuel Noriega hide...Full Story
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