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Why Kenyan Banks Fail

Since July 1984, over 40 banks have collapsed in Kenya. Most of them have been Kenyan-owned.

The Sack of Imperial Bank: Part 3

Even a man of Abdulmalek’s genius couldn’t rely simply on luck not to get caught. So he created his own luck.

The Sack of Imperial Bank: Part 2

The Black Hole of W.E Tilley, The Bangkok X-Files, and the Chama.

The Sack of Imperial Bank

The first time Abdulmalek JanMohammed ever robbed Imperial Bank he had a gun to his head. Three short years later, he became the robber, carrying out a heist so elaborate its web is still being untangled, five months after his death.

The South African Cop Who Robbed Banks during His Lunch Break

A tall man wearing a fake wig and a beard parked his hired car and walked towards the bank. He pushed through the door and walked in, right past the guard and towards one of the cashiers. It was a cold mid-morning in Durban, and the bank was not yet as busy as it would …