Victims of '83 Iran-Backed Attack Want $2.7B From HSBC

Law360, New York (January 28, 2013, 5:23 PM EST) -- Families of U.S. Marines killed in 1983 by an Iran-backed suicide bomber in Beirut asked a Washington federal judge Monday to hold HSBC Bank USA NA responsible for a $2.66 billion judgment against Iran, saying the bank had misled the court about aiding the country in avoiding sanctions.

According to the plaintiffs — a group of more than 1,300 family members of the 241 soldiers killed in the attack on a Beirut-based U.S. barracks — HSBC had lied when it responded to a April 2008 writ...
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