Hit Man? Bank Laundering? Court Trims Right to Litigate

Investigators for Guatemala’s Public Ministry arrive to the central branch of Banco de los Trabajadores in Guatemala City, Friday, April 8, 2016. Guatemalan prosecutors have raided the offices of the mixed-capital bank as part of a money-laundering probe involving an account in the name of a Venezuelan national. The case is not related to this week’s “Panama Papers” leak of documents related to offshore accounts. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)

A Guatemalan bank might not have to defend itself in Florida against racketeering and assault claims filed by a U.S. citizen who was shot after alleging the bank laundered money, a state appellate court ruled Wednesday.

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