A leading French bank said it has temporarily stopped some dealings with Israeli banks. Societe Generale on Wednesday took the step, which will last for two months, amid a money laundering investigation that already has snared some of the bank’s top executives. French officials are trying to determine whether scores of fraudulent checks written in France are being cashed in Israel or the Palestinian territories.
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