Kerry sets sights on British tax havens

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In a speech to supporters, Kerry singled out Bermuda and the Cayman Islands, which are both British-owned as he promised to tackle tax evasion and banking secrecy.

‘There are enough brass-plate companies down in the Cayman Islands to make anybody sick when they look at their own tax bill,’ he said.

Kerry, a decorated Vietnam war hero, has led an official US probe in the BCCI affair and has written a book about terrorist money laundering, the Observer reported.

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