Herve Falciani - updates

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HSBC confirms boss holds Swiss bank account

Feb 23, 2015 - 8:29 PM

Allegations that London based HSBC s Swiss private banking arm helped clients in more than 200 countries dodge taxes on accounts containing 180 billion euros 204 billion have caused a political storm in Britain

In this file photo, Stuart Gulliver, Group Chief Executive of HSBC Holdings plc in Hong Kong, China, 18 May 2011. David G. McIntyre/Pool/EPA

Swiss raid HSBC in money laundering probe

Feb 18, 2015 - 5:14 PM

2nd UPDATE HSBC Switzerland said: We have cooperated continuously with the Swiss authorities since first becoming aware of the data theft in 2008 and we continue to cooperate

The HSBC headquarters is seen reflected in a neighbouring building in the Canary Wharf financial district in east London February 15, 2015. Peter Nicholls/Reuters

HSBC takes out ads to apologize over Swiss tax claims

Feb 15, 2015 - 9:02 PM

HSBC ad: We must show we understand that the societies we serve expect more from us We therefore offer our sincerest apologies

A branch of HSBC is seen in central London, Britain, 05 August 2013. Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA

British opposition goes on warpath over HSBC scandal

Feb 12, 2015 - 1:41 AM

UPDATED Miliband attacks Cameron as a dodgy prime minister and homes in on Stephen Green the former chief executive and chairman of HSBC who later became a trade minister under Cameron

HSBC Switzerland met clients in 25 countries – reports

Feb 10, 2015 - 9:29 PM

The latest files in the so called SwissLeaks affair shows that during 2004 and 2005 the bankers had at least 1 645 meetings in 25 countries with clients or prospective clients

SWISSLEAKS. A file photo dated 09 December 2009 showing an exterior view of the building of the HSBC Bank at the quai Wilson in Geneva, Switzerland. Salvatore di Nolfi/EPA

HSBC 'tax dodge' revelations are just tip of iceberg, says leaker

Feb 10, 2015 - 2:11 PM

Herve Falciani an IT worker turned whistleblower says the media reports on the documents contents were based on just a fraction of the files he gave to the French state

Customers use ATM machines outside an HSBC bank in central London, 09 February 2015. Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA

Secret HSBC 'tax dodger' files cause global shockwaves

Feb 10, 2015 - 9:04 AM

UPDATED Secret documents published online alleging banking giant HSBC helped wealthy customers dodge millions of dollars in taxes spotlights the financial dealings of the world s ultra rich

A branch of HSBC is seen in central London, Britain, 05 August 2013. Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA