Germany launches tax evasion investigation into 966 Leichtenstein bank account holders

German prosecutors have launched tax-evasion investigations into 966
individuals discovered to have accounts in Leichtenstein.

The probes are based on information from the Liechtensteinische Landesbank
that fell into the German tax body’s lap following a trial in Rostock and which
the bank claims is stolen, according to the
Wall Street Journal.

It is understood that the investigations cover around €1bn in deposits and

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