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October 3, 2012

WBrief: Greek govt find CD with Swiss bank account details

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Authorities in Greece have found a missing data compact disc containing the names of Greek clients with Swiss bank accounts, according to Swiss media reports

Authorities in Greece have found a missing data compact disc containing the names of Greek clients with Swiss bank accounts, according to Swiss media reports.

The head of the Greek financial police, Stelios Stasinopoulos, reportedly handed the data over to the country’s chief prosecutor yesterday. It took the Greek government almost a week to locate the CD, with the support of intelligence agencies and two former finance ministers, reports said.

The story, if confirmed, is yet another case of Swiss bank data being leaked; in at least one case, the German government has purchased such data, provoking concerns about governments’ respect for due process of law in their hunt for tax evaders.

Read the full story at wealthbriefing.com

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