Kabul Bank fraud 'profited elite'
Afghanistan's failed Kabul Bank was involved in a fraud that funnelled almost $900m into the pockets of a small number of the political elite, an independent auditors' report says.
One of President Hamid Karzai's brothers, Mahmoud, is said to be a beneficiary. He denies any wrongdoing.
Details of the audit were revealed in a leaked report seen by the New York Times newspaper.
Quentin Sommerville reports.
27 Nov 2012
- From the section Middle East