Argentine police probe capital flight

ARGENTINA - Argentine police, probing claims of massive capital flight, have raided local offices of several major international banks.

Lawyers said that $26bn was carried on trucks to Buenos Aires' Ezeiza airport and flown out illegally before the government froze bank accounts on 3 December.

The investigation, launched by a judge, is to determine whether public and bank officials were involved in the flight.

The probe came as President Eduardo Duhalde outlined measures to ease restrictions o