When the FBI investigated the put options placed on the airlines involved in 9/11, prior to 9/11, the trail led back to Deutsche Bank.
When the trail led from Deutsche Bank to Saudi Arabian royal princes, the FBI dropped their investigation.
There are various other stories of terrorist funding via Deutsche Bank, principally routed from Saudi Arabia.
Another article on the tax evasion charges
Josef Ackermann was a major league player in the banking world, but has just stood down as Deutsche Bank CEO.
"In the end, more than they wanted freedom, they wanted security. They wanted a comfortable life, and they lost it all -- security, comfort, and freedom. When ... the freedom they wished for was freedom from responsibility, then Athens ceased to be free."
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