Huge haul of gold bars still missing in bank-fraud case

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Insider who aided scam was never charged or even identified, and the three men convicted insist they did it for mysterious client. A lawyer, a jeweler and a mortgage broker walk into a courtroom. They’re convicted of defrauding a bank for almost $2 million to buy kangaroo-stamped gold bars — missing to this day, despite a handsome reward — with the supposed help of an insider who has never been identified. They maintain their innocence, and blame each other for the scheme. The lawyer is adamant that he purchased the gold on behalf of a mysterious client named Omar Ali, who a judge finds is nothing more than a fictional character cooked up by two of the accused.


By: Jacques Gallant
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