Swiss Banker Guilty of Corporate Espionage for Leaking Data on Tax Dodge

Hugo Miller reports:

A Zurich court convicted a former employee of Bank J. Safra Sarasin AG of one count of corporate espionage for leaking internal documents about a controversial tax deal.

The man, who can only be identified as Volker S., was found guilty Thursday of giving a journalist the information, which was used by German authorities in a probe of the tax-avoidance programs. He was acquitted of four other charges against him.

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