The Afghani Way of Banking

In banking, there’s Switzerland and Singapore, secure and secretive. There’s Indonesia, which has been so plagued by corruption you can never be sure who's actually holding your money. And then there is Afghanistan, in a class of its own. Afghanistan's leading commercial banker is a professional Las Vegas poker player. His bank's most popular product is basically a lottery, advertised on Kabul streets as "The Easiest Way to Make a Million.”

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