Abdul Qadeer Fitrat

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Karzai Blocks US Officials From Afghan's Central Bank

Audit criticizes his lack of cooperation to fight money laundering

(Newser) - Hamid Karzai isn't exactly making it easy for the US to curb money laundering and corruption in Afghanistan, a new audit finds. Among other things, Karzai won't let US Treasury advisers into the nation's central bank—the same bank that can't seem to find $900 million... More »

Karzai Wants US to Arrest Afghan Bank Chief

Official resigned and fled to America, blasted Afghanistan government

(Newser) - Afghanistan has asked the US to arrest and hand over Abdul Qadeer Fitrat, the natin's Central Bank president who resigned citing fear of reprisals for his investigation of the Kabul Bank corruption scandal . Abdul Qadeer Fitrat resigned yesterday during a trip to the US, the New York Times reports.... More »

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