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Thursday, January 20, 2011

Illegal Nightmare? Banker who WikiLeaked tax evaders data 'guilty'

A Swiss banker has been found guilty of breaking the country's strict banking secrecy rules -- after he handed to Wikileaks data on tax evaders. A judge at a Zurich Court has sentenced Rudolf Elmer to a fine of over 6,000 dollars. British investigative journalist Tony Gosling believes this trial was an attempt to prevent further revelations about the scale of the banks' illegal dealings.

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