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Germany Didn’t Pay for Credit Suisse Tax Evader Data, HB Reports

July 11, 2012

German tax authorities didn’t pay for data giving the names of Credit Suisse’s account holders probed for alleged tax evasion, Handelsblatt reported, citing unidentified people close to the matter.

A Credit Suisse employee mistakenly sent the list in June after the bank reached an agreement with the tax office to co- operate and deliver information in September 2011 provided it didn’t breach data-privacy law, the newspaper said.

To contact the reporter on this story: Annette Weisbach in Frankfurt at aweisbach1@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Frank Connelly at fconnelly@bloomberg.net


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