Bank of China’s Services for Terror Group Can Be Linked to Attacks: Judge

By Brian Monroe

Bank of China's decision to maintain accounts for individuals belonging to an Islamist terrorist group can be legally linked to the victims of the organization's suicide bombers, according to a federal judge. The 118-page ruling by District of Columbia District Court Judge Royce Lamberth contains some of the strongest wording yet to bolster a relatively nascent field of civil law that attempts to hold banks accused of providing services to terrorist groups liable for subsequent terrorist attacks, according to lawyers familiar with the case. The lawsuit, brought by the relatives of Daniel Wultz, who was killed as a result of...