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 “

Peter Madoff’s $4 million dollar co-op and the effort to recover assets from Peregrine Financial Group, Inc.

  1. The NYC Park Avenue co-op which belonged to Bernard Madoff’s younger brother Peter, has just been listed for sale.  The $4 million dollar co-op is being sold as part of the asset forfeiture agreement connected to Peter

Secreting Ponzi scheme proceeds and the conviction of three former money managers:

  1. Secreting Assets Without A Border Trace” highlights methods determined criminals employ to conceal their assets from domestic authorities and everyone else.  It supplies the fact pattern of a securities fraudster who conceivably could have concealed Ponzi scheme proceeds by utilizing offshore

Today’s “Asset Search News Roundup” relays the details of a likey abusive trust scheme and an Egmont Group link chart.

  1. Transparency International’s April 17th post “Who owns what? Trying to clean dirty money in the EU”,  highlights the importance of identifying the beneficial ownership of assets.  Among other things, it mentions Teodorin Nguema Obiang, who is a suspected kleptocrat.  A Wall Street Journal blog post meanwhile, describes the French arrest warrant