ABC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 02, 1973
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(Studio) Probe into Nixon's close friend Bebe Rebozo with regard to possible illegal campaign funds laundered through gambling casinos in Bahamas and returned to Rebozo's bank in Miami receives reaction from official connected with casino.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner
(Miami, Florida) [President of security agency Robert PELOQUIN - says at no time has casino money been deposited in or transferred through Rebozo's bank.] [REPORTER - asks how Peloquin knows that.] [PELOQUIN - says his security agency, Intertell, in charge of monitoring banking and financial activities of casino involved.] [REPORTER - questions if Intertell connected with Resorts International or Paradise Island] [PELOQUIN - says corps. mentioned were original financiers of Intertell.] [REPORTER - confirms Intertell is subsidiary of Paradise Island] Another founder of Intertell, William Hundley, was John Mitchell's attorney during Watergate testimony. Hundley no longer connected with casinos. Franklin South De Boer, vice pres. of Rebozo's Key Biscayne bank, subpoenaed to appear before Senate Watergate committee Rebozo's bank issues formal announcement and denies any officers of bank subpoenaed. Only certain documents subpoenaed.
REPORTER: Bill Gill
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