ALGERIA: Panthers on Ice

The two burly men in the first-class cabin of the Air Algérie 727 appeared distinctly relieved as the plane settled down at Paris' Orly Airport and a large Citroën drove up on the tarmac, followed by another car full of police. Each of the men carried off the plane a brand new and obviously heavy black suitcase with a discreet plastic tag bearing the name and symbol of Delta Airlines. Inside the suitcases was a cool $1,000,000 in $50 and $100 bills paid out by Delta on July 31 to three men and...

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