Links Feb 18

Map: Who’s hiding the most money in secret Swiss bank accounts? Washington Post Wonkblog

Tanzania: Trio to face Public Accounts Comittee on Swiss billions Tanzania Daily News / allAfrica

Swiss Leaks: Billions of dollars lost annually in Africa, says ICIJ Caperi

Brazil probes link between HSBC Swiss accounts, Petrobras scandal Reuters

HSBC’s Geneva office raided as Swiss open investigation ICIJ
See also: Police raid HSBC offices in money-laundering probe The Journal

Prying Eyes? Sovereign Has You Covered ICIJ
“Got a few million bucks you want to protect from the tax man, a nosey spouse or a greedy business acquaintance? Sovereign Management & Legal Ltd. says it has the answers…”

HSBC has form: remember Mexico and laundered drug money The Guardian

HSBC Whistleblower Hervé Falciani to speak at OffshoreAlert Conference Cayman iNews

HSBC apologizes as more government probes begin ICIJ

U.S. Will HSBC Deal Come Back to Haunt Loretta Lynch? Rolling Stone / Matt Taibbi

New French corruption inquiry into the secret legacy of Omar Bongo – former President of Gabon, with Monaco accounts Mediapart (In French)

Isle of Man: We Won’t Respond to Miliband Ultimatum on Beneficial Ownership IOM Today



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