Court hears Eddie George was misled over BCCI

The court case into the collapse of the BCCI in London heard this week that former Bank of England governor Eddie George was misled by a senior official at the Bank.

Sir Edward George was misled by a senior Bank of England official about the theft of $2.2 billion of the Abu Dhabi royal family's savings at Bank of Credit of Commerce International, the High Court in London heard.

George, then deputy governor, was told in a May 1991 memo by John Bartlett, deputy head of banking supervision at the