Economic Policy Journal
In 1985, he was murdered by what authorities called “a crazed homeless” woman. She supposedly stayed outside his office for days screaming Deak owed her money. I passed by Deak’s office on lower Broadway everyday, in those days. I never saw such a woman.
I was always suspicious of this “lome nut” murder and wondered what actually went down.
Many years later, another international global money changer/banker, Edmund Safra was killed by a lone nut. Both Safra and Deak also had money laundering rumors spread about them (Some of Deak’s global offices were even raided and it severly damaged his business). Safra was furious about the rumors about him and he had the money to find out who was behind them. Safra’s detectives were able to prove American Express was behind the rumors. American Express has always had close relations with the…
If anyone sounds like a CIA operative, Deak the son sure does. According to the New York Observer:
In addition to serving on the group’s board of advisors since its founding in 2004 by Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf, Deak was its principal funder, donating $98,000 to the nonprofit between 2006 and 2008. This figure appears to represent organization’s total operating budget—though, oddly, the group reported receipts of just a third of that total during the same time period…
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