The Valentine's Day caper - Part 2

Creative Restrictions

Another 14 February letter issued by Irene instructed Deutsche Bank to restrict withdrawals from the American s compensation unless she withdraws a proportionate amount from her own accounts.

This is an ingenious scheme. With this restriction, the American would not get paid unless Irene withdrew money in the same proportion. Which invites the question why such a restriction, and why such attention given to withdrawals

Was it that Irene's ultimate objective was not to keep the funds in Deutsche Bank at all, but to withdraw the whole amount and transfer it to another account If this were the case, it would be similar to a money laundering operation, where funds are transferred...

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