Liechtenstein Bank Data May Be Used in Probe, German Court Says

Karin Matussek reports:

Stolen Liechtenstein bank account data may be used to by prosecutors justify a search warrant in a criminal probe, Germany’s top constitutional court ruled.

Data which may have been stolen from a Liechtenstein bank and later sold to German authorities can be used by a judge when authorizing prosecutors to raid homes as part of a probe into tax evasion, the Karlsruhe-based court said in an e-mailed statement today.

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