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Christina Wilkie

GOP Senate Candidate Has Up To $1 Million Managed By Swiss Private Bank Fund

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 10.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican David Perdue, the Georgia businessman running for U.S. Senate, has as much as $1 million invested in an exclusive fund manage...

Swiss Bankers Charged For Hiding Millions In Offshore Accounts

Reuters | Posted 12.19.2012 | Business

Dec 19 (Reuters) - The U.S. Attorney's Office in Manhattan announced charges Wednesday against three Swiss bankers, who the governme...

Global Crackdown Doing Little To Deter Tax Evaders

Posted 05.07.2012 | Business

Despite efforts to crack down on international tax evasion, the practice is still rampant around the world. Bank accounts in tax havens held $2.7 ...

Fur Coats, Pricey Cars Show Business Is Still Good For Swiss Bankers

Reuters | Posted 05.20.2012 | Business

* Swiss appeal based on stability, neutrality, steady economy * Emerging markets make up for losses in "old world" By E...

Swiss Bankers Anxious After Bank Indicted Over Tax Evasion

Reuters | Posted 04.05.2012 | Business

By Katharina Bart ZURICH, Feb 3 (Reuters) - The first indictment of a Swiss private bank over hiding untaxed money for wealthy Americ...

Report: Swiss Central Bank Chief Head Personally Profited From Dollar Trades

AP | FRANK JORDANS | Posted 03.05.2012 | Business

GENEVA — After days of stonewalling, the Swiss National Bank gave in Wednesday to demands it shed light on currency trades from its chief's pers...

Ex-UBS Banker Gets Five Years In Prison For Aiding U.S. Tax Evasion

Posted 11.18.2011 | Business

A former senior UBS banker who helped the U.S. government expand its crackdown on offshore tax evasion was sentenced to five years probation Frida...

Major Swiss Bank To Disclose Names Of U.S. Clients Suspected Of Tax Evasion

Posted 01.08.2012 | Business

Credit Suisse AG, Switzerland's second-largest bank, has begun notifying certain U.S. clients suspected of offshore tax evasion that it intends to...

UBS Insider Blows The Whistle On Swiss Banking

GlobalPost | Michael Bronner | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

It's the inner sanctum of Swiss banking -- the heavily-guarded nexus between numbered Swiss bank accounts and their owner's good names -- and it's the...

Switzerland Approves Deal With U.S. To Help Catch Tax Cheats

AP | ELIANE ENGELER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

GENEVA — The Swiss parliament on Tuesday approved a treaty with the United States that will hand thousands of files on suspected tax cheats to U...

UBS: Swiss Banking Industry

AP | FRANK JORDANS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

GENEVA — Embattled UBS AG has warned that Switzerland's financial industry is at risk unless lawmakers approve a tax treaty with the U.S., and t...

UBS-IRS Deal: Court Ruling Forces Swiss To Rethink Deal To Reveal Names

AP | FRANK JORDANS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

GENEVA — The Swiss government said Wednesday it may have to renegotiate a carefully wrought deal with the United States to hand over thousands o...

UBS: American Investors' Identities To Be Revealed

Huffington Post | Julie Satow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The curtain is being peeled back on the infamous secrecy of Swiss banks. The largest bank in Switzerland, UBS, agreed Wednesday to reveal the names o...

Judge Tells Feds They Can Ask For Secret Swiss Banking Info

New York Times | Lynnley Browning | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A federal judge on Tuesday cleared the way for prosecutors to force the Swiss banking giant UBS to turn over the names of wealthy clients as part of a...