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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?
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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
. Sacrificing Swiss banking secrecy--the unimaginable had happened.
Why is it so appealing for people to have a Swiss bank account