CIA controlled banks have been
involved with money laundering activities.
A Senate staff report
has estimated "that $500 billion to $1 trillion in criminal proceeds are
laundered through banks worldwide
each year, with about half of that amount moved through United States banks."
London Independent reported in 2004 that drug trafficking constitutes
"the third biggest global commodity in cash terms after oil and the arms
Washington and the mass media have portrayed the US in the
forefront of the struggle against narco trafficking, drug laundering and
The truth is exactly the opposite as US banks
have developed a highly elaborate set of policies for transferring illicit
funds to the US, investing those funds in legitimate businesses or US
government bonds to legitimize them.
Congress has held numerous
hearings, provided detailed exposés of the illicit practices of the
banks, passed several laws and called for stiffer enforcement by any number of
public regulators and private bankers.
In the wake of the
2008 economic crisis,
analysis found support from the claim of Antonio Maria Costa, head of the UN
Office on Drugs and Crime:
"Drug money worth billions of
dollars kept the financial system afloat
at the height of the global crisis."
"Money from drugs was the only
liquid investment capital in the second half of 2008,
liquidity was the banking
system's main problem and hence liquid capital became an important factor"
- Antonio Maria Costa
Edward Helliwell begins his spook career in the Office of Strategic Services
(OSS) where he serves under William
CIA fronts to
raise money to support Chaing Kai-shek.
Helliwell comes up with a novel approach that to this day allows the Disney
organization to avoid taxation and environmental regulation as well as maintain
immunity from the US Constitution.
It is the same strategy the CIA
pursued in foreign countries.
Helliwell advised Disney to establish at
least two phantom "cities, then use these fake governments to control
land use and make sure the public monies the theme park generated stayed in
On paper Disney World "cities" would be regular American
home towns - except their only official residents would be the handful of
hand-picked Disney loyalists who periodically "elected" the officials who, in
turn, ceded complete control to Disney executives.
immeasurably aided by the Federal Reserve Amendment of 1966, which opportunely
allowed US banks to own banks abroad just in time for the accelerated war in
Vietnam." - Patricia Goldstone
Helliwell established the Mercantile
Bank and Trust Company and then the Castle Bank and Trust Company.
Helliwell also ran the American Bankers Insurance Company based
in Galveston, Texas as insurance cover for businessmen who
warfare is the employment of all moral and physical means other than
orthodox military operations to destroy the will and ability of the enemy to
resist; deprive him of the support of allies and neutrals; increase in our
troops and allies the will to victory." - Paul Helliwell
invests Laotian heroin proceeds through Castle Bank in Orlando.
bank, run by Paul Helliwell, is forced to close after the IRS discovers Castle
Bank is laundering CIA funds
and drug profits.
1967 "Florida legislature
create two "cities, both named for the artificial reservoirs Disney
engineers create by obstructing the area's natural water flow.
visit Disney's Magic Kingdom, you are visiting the City of Bay Lake, Florida.
The other was the City of Lake Buena Vista.
cities, in violation of both the US and Florida Constitutions the
engineered legislation established a property qualification for holding
elective office, requiring that a candidate for office there "must be the
owner, either directly or as a trustee, of real property situated in the City"
in order "to be eligible to hold the office of councilman."- TD Allmanm,
the CIA Helped Disney Conquer Florida
Michele Sindona, "God's Banker" is a top financier for the global mafia,
laundering drug profits for the Gambino' and Sicilian counterparts.
also functions as a financial conduit for numerous black operations, this year
passing funds to the Greek colonels before they
paymaster for Propaganda Due (P2), secretive cell in Italian freemasonry, led
by Grand Master Licio Gelli, a die-hard Mussolini fascist.
1973 Frank Nugan, an Australian lawyer, and Michael Hand, a
former CIA contract operative, established the Nugan Hand Bank.
1976 Nugan-Hand Bank appears to be a CIA front
"The Australian bank Nugan Hand Ltd. was run by former
CIA and US Military Officers.
It served as a "laundry" for illicit
heroin and arms syndicates which it also helped to finance.
collapsed following Nugans death.
The bank's officials were made up of
retired U.S. Military and CIA personnel.
Admiral Earl P. Yates, former
chief of the Navy's Pacific strategies; General Leroy J. Manor, former chief of
staff for the U.S. Pacific command; General Erle Cocke Jr. and General Edwin F.
Black; Walter MacDonald, former CIA deputy director; William Colby, former CIA
director; and Nugan's co-founder, Michael Hand, a former Green Beret-CIA
operative who worked with Oliver North in VIETNAM and LAOS." - CIA, Secret
Right-Wing Team, Drugs, Arms Smuggling, & Money laundering Nugan Hand Bank
(CBS News), Brigate Democrazia Community, Saturday June 21, 2008, Daily
Bernie Houghton is closely connected to Ted Shackley and Thomas
Allan Parks claims that Houghton was active in the drug trade in
Clines oversaw the logistics of purchasing weapons from
private suppliers in Europe and arranging for their delivery to Central America
September 1990, Clines is convicted of 4
income-tax-related felony charges.
"The person who attracted many of the
senior officers to Nugan Hand was a two-star admiral, Earl P. Yates, who agreed
to become "president" of Nugan Hand despite the fact that prior to his joining
the company his greatest banking experience was likely cashing his retirement
checks." - THE NUGAN HAND AFFAIR BANKING ON ESPIONAGE, James Bamford
October 18, 1987, Washington Post
Edwin F. Black, Walter J. McDonald, Dale C. Holmgren held
Intelligence agency friends hide corruption
Walter Joseph Mcdonald, CIA economist, dies at 66
Anglo-American ambush of the Whitlam Government
"The Nugan Hand
Bank of Sydney was a CIA bank.
Among its officers were a network of US
generals, admirals and CIA men, including former CIA Director
With branches in
Saudi Arabia, Europe, Southeast Asia, South America and the U.S., Nugan Hand
Bank financed drug trafficking, money laundering and international arms
In 1980, amidst several mysterious deaths, the bank collapsed,
$50 million in debt." - Jonathan Kwitny, The Crimes of Patriots: A True Tale
of Dope, Dirty Money and the CIA
The investigative journalist,
Jonathan Kwitny, suggests Nugan Hand Bank replaced Castle Bank and
Trust Company in Nassau, as CIA covert banker.
Sindona is convicted on 68 counts of fraud, misappropriation of bank funds and
P2 Bologna train station massacre: 80 people killed and 160
December 1992US Senate Foreign Relations
Committee on Terrorism, Narcotics and International Operations pens
The BCCI Affair.
Disclosed is the largest political
corruption case in global economic history.
"BCCI consisted of a complex
alliance of intelligence agencies, multinational corporations, weapons dealers,
drug traffickers, terrorists, global bankers and high-ranking government
officials. It involved leaders from 73 countries and forms an elaborate
corporate spider web." - David DeGraw
"There was constant shortage of
money along the pipeline to supply the Mujahedin and so the ISI and CIA began
looking for additional sources of income. One that proved viable was drug
smuggling. The Pakistan-Afghanistan borderland became the biggest centre for
the production of heroin in the world and the single greatest supplier of
heroin on American streets, meeting 60 per cent of the US demand for
narcotics." - Loretta Napoleoni
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