The Panamanian government cited a set of newly discovered taped telephone calls by Manuel Noriega when it asked a federal judge Wednesday to prohibit the ousted dictator from transferring any of his money.
Attorneys for Panama said one of the tapes broadcast by Cable News Network last week indicates that Noriega tried to move millions of dollars around the world from his prison cell.U.S. District Judge Edward Davis, who is overseeing Panama's civil lawsuit against Noriega, did not immediately rule on the request by Panama's attorneys for a temporary restraining order.
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