Spain rejects extraditing HSBC whistleblower to Switzerland
The Guardian -

Hervé Falciani leaked details of HSBC clients whom he said he suspected were evading tax

Spain’s high court has rejected an extradition request from Switzerland against Hervé Falciani for leaking details of thousands of clients of HSBC’s private bank.

Hailed as a hero by some for triggering investigations in several countries, Swiss courts sentenced Falciani in absentia to five years in jail for leaking details of HSBC clients, many of whom he said he suspected were evading tax. Continue...


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