Afghan Central Bank Chief Flees to U.S. and Quits Post

KABUL—Afghanistan’s central bank governor has left for the U.S. and isn’t expected to return because he fears for his safety after investigating fraud allegations at the country’s largest lender, according to two Western officials.

Bank Governor Abdul Qadir Fitrat left Kabul for the U.S. about 10 days ago, one of these people said. Last year . . . → Read More: Afghan Central Bank Chief Flees to U.S. and Quits Post