Tag Archives: Jeb Bush

Baker Family Tumbleweed

1988-sd-before-trip-to-hawaii_002(Excerpted from Chapter 9: The Texas Oil Mafia: Big Oil & Their Bankers…)

In the mid-1980’s Texas oil crash, when Houston office space could hardly be given away, Sheik Khalid bin Mahfouz assumed his familiar sugar daddy role when he teamed up with another Saudi billionaire, Rafik Hariri, to bail his Texas oil buddies out of their overpriced Houston office property. Continue reading

The BCCI Black Network

(Excerpted from Chapter 6: BCCI: Big Oil & Their Bankers…) 

BCCI’s most notorious acts were hatched out of its Karachi branch, where the bank’s Black Network (BN) operated.  BN was a global intelligence and enforcement unit that specialized in transporting arms, drugs and gold. Continue reading

CIA Escapes Costa Rican Justice

2006-20-panama-boquete-rio-cauldera-runs-through-town(Excerpted from Chapter 4: Nicaraguan Contraband: Big Oil & Their Bankers…)

While the CIA stonewalled US investigations into agent John Hull’s activities, the Company also had fires to put out in Costa Rica, where multiple investigations of Hull were under way. Continue reading