Apr 01 2017
The Dutch prosecutors are "investigating dozens of people who are suspected of tax fraud and money laundering", according to the FIOD.
The European Union judicial agency Eurojust said on Friday it had helped coordinate cross-border investigations in a major tax evasion investigation involving millions of euros and spanning several European countries and Australia.
Investigators in the Netherlands arrested two people on Thursday, seizing a gold bar, paintings, jewellery and bank account information.
A major Swiss bank, Credit Suisse, issued a brief statement on Friday saying that local authorities had visited its offices in Amsterdam, Paris and London in connection with unspecified client tax issues.
It said later it had launched an internal probe.
"The Office of the Attorney General of Switzerland is disconcerted about the manner in which this has been organized with the conscious non-inclusion of Switzerland".
Dutch authorities declined to give details of how the tip-off they receive enabled them to connect the bank accounts to individuals.
"If the Swiss authorities wish to receive information on the investigation, we, the other countries involved and Eurojust, are always willing to discuss (that) with them", the FIOD said in a statement.
'Credit Suisse has had this coming for years and can not pretend it is unexpected or undeserved, ' said Milestone International Tax managing partner Miles Dean. French authorities said they had 25 agents working on the case.
Credit Suisse has previously been hit hard in tax probes.
Two people were detained in the Netherlands on suspicion of tax evasion, Dutch news provider "nltimes" reported.
Credit Suisse's next scandal has emerged: the bank is at the center of a Dutch-led tax investigation to root out millions held in an offshore Swiss bank account. The probe has allegedly discovered customers of the bank that are using Swiss bank accounts to avoid taxes.
The operations, coming just days before Credit Suisse in April begins a program of automatic information exchange with European countries, was set to again train an worldwide spotlight on a Swiss banking industry that has for years had a reputation as a haven of secrecy for tax evaders.
"The fact that these accounts are unnamed means that by their very nature they are likely to have been established to hide the identity of the owner", O'Dwyer said.
'Any notion that Swiss banks are better at banking than other banks in other countries is simply untrue, they just don't play by the rules'.
Mar 31 2017
Cardinal William Keeler dies at 86; led oldest diocese in US
Cibelli, who had left the city for a weekend to visit his grandmother in northern Italy, returned and happened to meet Keeler. During that time he also earned his doctorate in Canon Law at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome.
Mar 31 2017
Germany accuses Turkey of 'provocation' as spying row deepens
The Turkish government claims supporters of US -based cleric Fethullah Gulen were behind last year's coup attempt in Turkey . The 43-year-old journalist turned himself in to Istanbul police upon hearing that he was wanted by authorities.
Mar 29 2017
Sensex sheds 184 points; Nifty50 slips below 9050
The 30-share Sensex scaled the session's high of 29,442.18 before closing up 172.37 points or 0.59 percent at 29,409.52. The S&P BSE mid-cap index fell by 0.27 per cent, while the small-cap index slipped by a minimal 0.04 per cent.
Mar 29 2017
Malaysia says Kim Jong-nam's body still in Kuala Lumpur
The death has resulted in a fierce diplomatic dispute between two countries that once had strong ties. The two women accused of wiping Kim's face with the poison have been charged with murder.
Mar 29 2017
Oklahoma officer, 22, dies after shootout
Sunday night, around 11:30, Officer Justin Terney, 22, pulled over a vehicle, but the suspect ran away and a foot pursuit ensued. Terney, who started working for the Tecumseh Police Department January 2016, was shot three times in the stomach.
Mar 28 2017
Attorney General Sessions: 'Sanctuary Cities' Won't Get Certain Federal Funds
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Mar 27 2017
Mickelson, Casey reach last 16 at WGC Match Play
Rahm won his first tournament in January 2017 by winning the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines. The world's No. 1 player finished off the match with two more birdies for a 5-and-4 victory.
Mar 27 2017
United Airlines faces Twitter backlash over dress code rules
One of the girls, around 10-years-old, who was wearing gray leggings, as able to cover her leggings with a dress she had with her. Then, the internet exploded in anger and confusion, particularly when United tweeted the same rule over and over again.
Mar 26 2017
Israel ignores United Nations resolution to end illegal settlement building
Emboldened by the election of Trump, Israel has given the go-ahead to the construction of hundreds of new settlement units. Trump has said the deal may not include a separate sovereign Palestinian state as sought by the past three US presidents.
Mar 25 2017
Here's the full-length Love Actually 2 trailer!
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