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The plan[]

The firm was a minor pseudo-bank that operated by American, UK and French spies in southern Germany and France via the real Süddeutsche Bank AG and Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW) between 1952 and 1957. The French subsidiary branches operated between 1955 and 1957. The plan was at first to run a front company for corporate espionage in the east and for snooping on suspect western firms.

Pseudo-corporate branches[]

  1. Süddeutsche Bank AG. (FRG)- 1952-1957.
    1. Düsseldorf Postbank Bank AG- 1952-1957.
  2. Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW)- 1952-1957.
    1. Düsseldorf Postbank Bank AG- 1952-1957.
    2. Crédit Républicain de Paris- 1955-1957.
      1. Crédit Républicain de Besançon- 1955-1957.

Also see[]

  1. Aircraft Engines
  2. Comparable Engines Corp.
  3. Companies

Popular culture[]

Crédit Républicain de Paris was used as the name of a fictitious modern French bank in the American film Now You See Me!

Sources[]

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