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Swiss Leaks: Brazil’s Feds to scrutinize 660 secret accounts

Swiss Leaks Brazil Federal Police
Brazilian Feds on Swiss Leaks trail. Photo: Håkan Dahlström
Swiss Leaks Brazil Federal Police
Brazilian Feds on Swiss Leaks trail. Photo: Håkan Dahlström

Back in February 2015, HSBC’s Swiss-based private banking unit was accused of helping thousands of crooked politicians, blood diamond dealers, and even terrorists to hide their money from authorities. Almost 60,000 files were leaked, offering insight on over 100,000 HSBC clients and their accounts. Among them were 660 Brazilians.

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