Swiss bankers in the news-

  1. Former UBS Swiss banker Bradley Birkenfeld’s record-breaking $104 million dollar IRS whistleblower award is analyzed by Swiss fume at U.S. “hypocrisy” over whistleblower’s payout; and at the National Whistleblower Center’s website.
  2. The August 27, 2012 article Julius Baer Says Employee Stole German Offshore Client Data noted that “U.S. and European authorities are analyzing information from thieves, whistle-blowers and client disclosures to probe the alleged role of Swiss banks in fostering tax evasion by wealthy customers.”  As a Reuters article implied, this suspected theft could involve the sale of whistleblower tips by a Swiss banker to tax investigators from the German state of North-Rhine Westphalia.
  3. Credit Suisse Bankers in U.S. Tax Probe Said to Seek Dismissal of Charges published November 21, 2011, discussed the Swiss bankers indicted for supposedly helping US taxpayers hide assets during tax frauds.  The Court’s docket report related to that case, seems to show that these bankers are still the subjects of unexecuted arrest warrants:

Copyright 2012 Fred L. Abrams