Poland to investigate alleged CIA secret prison following new developments Samuel Franklin at 3:45 PM ET
[JURIST] Prosecutors investigating allegations of a CIA secret prison in a Polish forest announced on Friday that they will be looking further into recent developments surrounding the so-called "black site." According to the Washington Post, two senior CIA officials were seen delivering cardboard boxes containing $15 million in cash [WP report] to the US Embassy in Warsaw in early 2003. The cash was soon delivered to the Polish intelligence headquarters, a payment made in exchange for access to a remote prison in northern Poland. Officials from the Polish government have continued to deny [Reuters report] the existence of a secret CIA jail within their borders.
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