08/11/2010 11:51 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

U.S.-Backed Afghan Corruption Probe Hits Close To Karzai

KABUL, Afghanistan--When U.S.-trained agents from an anticorruption task force raided the headquarters of the nation's largest "hawala" money-transfer business, they caught many people by surprise: the company's politically connected executives, the nation's top law-enforcement officer, even Afghan President Hamid Karzai.

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