US bank issued credit card to Dubai killing suspects

Certainly there were a lot of agents involved in this killing and a lot of forged and faked passports. There is a tangled web to work through for the detectives. No doubt many govts. are irked by the misuse of their passports. This is from

US bank in Dubai killing ties cards to partner

US lender MetaBank ties credit cards allegedly used in Dubai Hamas hit to partner Payoneer

AP News

Mar 03, 2010 11:37 EST

The U.S. bank linked by Dubai police to the slaying of a top Hamas commander says prepaid credit cards allegedly used by the hit team were provided through partner company Payoneer.

MetaBank says its procedures did not flag the card users as suspicious.

The Storm Lake, Iowa-based lender says an internal review of compliance with bank and regulatory requirements has found no signs of wrongdoing.

Hamas operative Mahmoud al-Mabhouh was found dead in a Dubai hotel room Jan. 20. Dubai blamed the Israeli Mossad.

Police claim some of the hit team used credit cards obtained with fake passports to pay for plane tickets and Dubai hotels. It says most of the cards were issued by MetaBank through its New York-based partner Payoneer.

Source: AP News


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