Skip to content

BBC: Gold bar and cars seized as Dutch trigger multi-country tax raids

March 31, 2017

BBC: Dutch prosecutors say they have launched co-ordinated raids in several countries against suspected money-launderers and tax evaders.
They are investigating about 3,800 Dutch-linked accounts in an unnamed Swiss bank following a tip-off they could contain undeclared assets.
Paintings, a gold bar, cash, a luxury car and jewellery have been seized.
As well as the Netherlands, there have been searches in France, Germany, the UK and Australia. The story is reported by Anna Holligan, BBC News, The Hague

KEYWORDS:

50,000 suspect accounts
senior bank employees
exchange of data
smart data
the secret bankers
the Dutch office for financial crimes prosecution
Eurojust
The Credit Suisse bank
London
Paris
Amsterdam
the Swiss attorney general
non-inclusion
a written explanation
The Hague
Hoofddorp
Zwolle
Venlo.
Two people
Australia
340 people suspected of aiding tax evaders
The UK tax inspection body, HMRC,
a criminal investigation
a global financial institution
senior employees
a number of its customers
The international reach
no hiding place
gold bar
jewellery

SOURCE:
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-39452778

Advertisements

From → Uncategorized

Leave a Comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: