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Iran/Contra Investigation / Swiss Banks #317161

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Aug 20, 1987
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Swiss supreme court reported ordering Swiss bank account records involved in Iran/Contra affair released to United States investigators.

(DC: Rita Braver) Importance of Swiss decision for investigation of independent prosecutor Lawrence Walsh explained; bank accts. involved noted controlled by General Richard Secord (ret.), Albert Hakim and Manucher Ghorbanifar. Potential for criminal chgs. against Secord, Hakim and Colonel Oliver North cited. [May 8, at Iran/Contra hearings, SECORD - suggests remaining funds be donated to William J. Casey Fund for support of Contras.] [Senator Warren RUDMAN - responds.] Federal appeals court here mentioned rejecting North's challenge to legality of Walsh's appointed

Braver, Rita;
Schieffer, Bob

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