Originally posted by adillon
i thought i had read somewhere that the influence and riches of dooku's family had helped to finance the separatists movement, which seemed contradictory to what the databank states. maybe when dooku left the order he inherited what was his. i dunno ...
Dooku (Palpatine actually) used the trade federation and the banking clans to finance the Seperatists. They had money but no armies. He hooked them up with the Geonosians to create the separtist movement.