Banking Giant HSBC Sheltered Murky Cash Linked to Dictators and Arms Dealers

Ryle, Gerard; Fitzgibbon, Will
http://www.icij.org/project/swiss-leaks/banking-giant-hsbc-sheltered-murky-cash-linked-dictators-and-arms-dealers

Publisher:  International Consortium of Investigative Journalists
Date Written:  08/02/2015
Year Published:  2015  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX17382

Team of journalists from 45 countries unearths secret bank accounts maintained for criminals, traffickers, tax dodgers, politicians and celebrities. Secret documents reveal that global banking giant HSBC profited from doing business with arms dealers who channeled mortar bombs to child soldiers in Africa, bag men for Third World dictators, traffickers in blood diamonds and other international outlaws.