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Swiss bank account

A bank account held in Switzerland. Such accounts are highly confidential and are only identified by a number, rather than the owner's name. I suspect they're putting the embezzled funds into a Swiss bank account because we haven't been able to trace it. How are we going to get information on this transaction if it's going into a Swiss bank account?
See also: account, bank, Swiss
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The bank said that Gulliver is using a Swiss bank account to hold his bonuses.
They added that merely having a Swiss bank account did not prove any wrongdoing.
And this resulted in a dramatic step that stunned many Swiss: On March 13 (a Friday), Swiss Finance Minister Hans-Rudolf Merz announced Switzerland would abolish banking secrecy in order to assist other countries that are pursuing citizens believed to have hidden money from tax authorities in a Swiss bank account.
With the Nazis advancing, her father opened a Swiss bank account, but Beer doesn't have records of the account or the bank's name.
Starting today, investors internationally can open a Swiss bank account over our SwissNetBanking.
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