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Revealed: Credit Suisse leak unmasks criminals, fraudsters and corrupt politicians

By David Pegg, Kalyeena Makortoff, Martin Chulov, Paul Lewis and Luke Harding

20 Feb 2022 · 19 min read

A massive leak from one of the world’s biggest private banks, Credit Suisse, has exposed the hidden wealth of clients involved in torture, drug trafficking, money laundering, corruption and other serious crimes.

Details of accounts linked to 30,000 Credit Suisse clients all over the world are contained in the leak, which unmasks the beneficiaries of more than 100bn Swiss francs (£80bn)* held in one of Switzerland’s best-known financial institutions.

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