Great Britain: Most Foul

Was God's banker murdered?

When the body of Italian Financier Roberto Calvi was found dangling under London's Blackfriars Bridge last June, the coroner's court ruled that he had committed suicide. Yet doubts have Lingered about the grisly end of the onetime president of financially troubled Banco Ambrosiano, who was known as "God's banker" because of his extensive financial dealings with the Vatican. Seven days before his corpse was discovered, Calvi had fled Rome to avoid investigation into illegal dealings and possible imprisonment. He apparently told relatives that he would "name the names"...

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