The transcripts of the trial of Charles Taylor, former President of Liberia. More…

No, not necessarily. Don't forget now we had a war and most of these companies are not - most of their bank accounts are overseas, so they would not be writing cheques. And I doubt as to whether the Finance Minister would receive a cheque. Where would he cash it? I'm sure most of the operations at that time, counsel, were being done on a cash basis. You're talking about - there are no - there are hardly any banks in the NPFL area. We begin to try to open a bank. So most of these transactions are cash transactions, so I'm sure the Finance Minister would be smart enough to tell anyone that owed taxes in government to pay it in cash because there were no banks in the NPFL area at that time.

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