Dec 5th, 2012
Switzerland is set to expose public officers who stashed away looted funds in the country’s banks, just as it announced yesterday that the country new laws did not allow anonymous bank accounts in Swiss banks. The Swiss Government also announced that $700 million, out of the reported $1 billion loot ...
Mar 16th, 2011
The European Union plans to adopt sanctions against former Egyptian officials accused of stashing billions of dollars abroad next week, an EU official said on Tuesday. Egypt asked the United States and European Union to freeze the assets of several former officials last month after street protests en...
Jan 17th, 2011
LONDON — A former Swiss banker today supplied anti-secrecy site WikiLeaks with two CDs containing account details on more than 2,000 high-profile politicians, celebrities, crime bosses and multinationals suspected of tax evasion. Swiss whistle-blower Rudolf Elmer — the former chief operat...
Jan 13th, 2011
The stockbroking arm of South Africa’s Standard Bank is looking to boost its headcount, including equity analysts, following the end of a joint venture with Credit Suisse, senior executives said on Thursday. Standard Bank last year said it would end the brokerage joint venture with the Swiss ba...
Dec 8th, 2010
PURCHASE, N.Y. – The website for MasterCard suffered severe technical problems Wednesday, possibly the result of attacks by hackers supporting WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. Credit cards were not affected. Supporters of the organization, which has released thousands of classified government ...