Grapevine: Apr. 30, 1990

JAILHOUSE ROCKS. Federal prosecutors are still having trouble building their case against Manuel Noriega, but the extent to which the deposed dictator plundered Panama is becoming clearer. Edmund Pankau, a Houston private detective, has put together an inventory of Noriega's vast real estate holdings from papers found after his arrest. The list includes two office buildings in New Orleans, interests in Florida hotels, property in Tel Aviv and the south of France, an Italian villa and a house in Spain. Total value: more than $800 million.


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