Wikileaks Public date: 10.08.2017 19:48:51

Publisher: Swiss Info

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20 Jan 2015

WikiLeaks Banker Convicted of Breaching Swiss Financial Secrecy

A Swiss banker who revealed details of client accounts via WikiLeaks was convicted Monday of violating the country s financial secrecy laws but won t have to serve time. Rudolf Elmer, a former employee of Julius Baer Group Ltd., was given a suspended fine of 16,800 Swiss francs ($19,397) under a system that allows Swiss courts to convert prison time into a financial penalty. The Zurich district court said that if Elmer commits a crime in the next three years, he may have to pay the fine.
A Swiss banker who revealed details of client accounts via WikiLeaks was convicted Monday of violating the country s...

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