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  • Made in the U.S.A.

    Despite a U.S. embargo against Iran, hundreds of people and companies in the U.S. have been caught smuggling the goods to Iran. CBS shows how vast the underground smuggling network is and how smugglers are moving the weapons from the U.S. to Iran through third countries like Malaysia or Dubai.
  • "Iran's Manhattan Project"

    This investigative report reveals how Iran has "been able to launder billions" of dollars, with assistance from New York banks, to improve their nuclear weapons program. The U.S. has relied on "unenforceable sanctions" that have allowed Iran to easily bypass the measures in place. After their permission to film was "revoked," the investigative team posed as tourists to get the rest of the story.
  • Dubai's Financial Centre Troubled by Insider Deals

    "Dubai, an important U.S. ally in the Middle East, promised to tighten lax financial rules that allowed the 9/11 terrorists to launder their money there. Prompted partly by this promise, many large banks, including some in the United States, formally expressed their interest in investing in the new Dubai International Financial Centre, designed to diversify the country's oil-based economy. However, Simeon Kerr's investigation revealed that the Centre's chairman, and by extension its CEO, and a board member were involved in questionable inside property and construction deals that besmirched the Centre's reputation."