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Two Fugitives / Polanski & SHafi #951861

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 28, 2009
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) Report introduced.

(Studio: Brian Ross) The stories of two fugitives, filmmaker Roman Polanski now in a jail in Switzerland & crooked banker Saad Shafi†, who now runs a Los Angeles bank presented; details given of Shafi's money laundering while at BCCI, but prosecutors dismissed charges against him when he was a fugitive. [Former Senate investigator Jack BLUM†- talks about bankers' character.] [Undercover agent Bob MAZER‡- says Shafi was experienced in handling hot money.] [Senator Charles SCHUMER - questions Shafi's return.] The bank's investigation of what ABC News has found about Shafi noted.

Gibson, Charles;
Ross, Brian

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