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Old 04-06-2016, 03:53 PM   #1
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Default Bin Laden was a Gold Bug

Osama bin Laden demanded his followers invest in gold bars after the economic recession because he thought it would double in value

The former leader of Al Qaeda said in a letter to his underlings that gold was a safe bet because it would double in price to $3,000 an ounce
He joined the likes of billionaire George Soros in predicting that gold was the best option in the wake of the 2008 recession
The newly declassified letters were part of the tranche that were recovered when bin Laden was killed during a raid on his hideout in Pakistan
The memo shows bin Laden trying to decide what to do with $5 million ransom paid by the Afghani government to free one of its diplomats


http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...ble-value.html


Former leader of Al Qaeda: Osama bin Laden
was a keen investor and instructed his followers
to put their money into gold
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