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Former money launderer Mr Clean tells of Spanish priest agent, snitches, drug lords and stashing cash in Hong Kong

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Bruce Aitken, aka Mr Clean, learned about the black currency market as a bloody war was unfolding. It was the 1970s, and he was working for American ­Express in military bases across Vietnam.
It did not take him long to realise he could create money out of thin air in the war-torn Southeast Asian nation, he said.
But it was in Hong Kong where he ­later perfected the art of “cleaning money”.
Hong Kong’s currency issuing banks processed money laundered by Russian…

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