Argentina widens Central Bank laundering probe

An Argentine Congressional panel overseeing the Central Bank on Feb 20 widened a money laundering probe of its chief to include its board of directors in a scandal that threatens a recovery in Latin America's third largest economy.

The cross-party oversight committee originally met to probe accusations Central Bank President Pedro Pou failed to investigate money laundering of possibly billions of dollars in Argentina's financial system.But after the meeting on Feb 20, Luis Cereni, a spokesman