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  1. Business - Banking & Finance - BANKING

    US whistle-blower Bradley Birkenfeld gets US$104m in UBS tax evasion case

    Posted Sep 13th 2012, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg Whistle-blower jailed after revealing tax evasion wins biggest ever federal payout US$104m for banker who lifted lid on UBS Bradley Birkenfeld, the former UBS banker who went to prison after telling the United States Internal Revenue Service (IRS) how the bank helped thousands of Americans evade taxes, secured a whistle-blower award of US$104 million, the largest ...

  2. Slump may see rise in complaints on ethics

    Posted Feb 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Toh Han Shih hanshih.toh@scmp.com Lay-offs by American firms operating in China in the event of a persistent downturn may increase the risk of whistle-blowing because of a recent change in law, lawyers warn. The US Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, which came into effect in August, introduced rewards for whistle-blowers. Those providing original ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Obama's imperialist presidency

    Posted Jun 11th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... giants such as Apple, Facebook, Microsoft and Google in a vast anti-terror sweep targeting foreigners and Americans alike. Whistle-blower Edward Snowden said he initially decided against taking ...

  4. News - World - UNITED STATES

    FBI investigates Los Angeles Swat unit over illegal gun trading

    Posted May 27th 2013, 12:00am by MCT

    ... 2010, when a lieutenant in the LAPD's Metropolitan Division, which includes Swat, attempted to take an inventory the division's weapons, according to a whistle-blower lawsuit filed ...

  5. Beijing warns U.S. over HK affairs

    Posted Oct 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Gary Cheung gary.cheung@scmp.com The war of words between China and the United States over the work of the US consulate in Hong Kong was stepped up a notch yesterday as Beijing warned Washington it was watching closely. The row was sparked by whistle-blower website WikiLeaks' release of 960 cables to Washington from US diplomats in the city. A spokesman ...

  6. Discussing politics normal, British consul says amid US row

    Posted Dec 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... between China and the United States over the work of the US consulate in Hong Kong was sparked in late September when whistleblower website WikiLeaks released 960 cables to Washington from US ...

  7. HK cables in fresh WikiLeaks release

    Posted Aug 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Staff Reporters The tens of thousands of US State Department cables released by WikiLeaks yesterday include a several sourced to the US consulate in Hong Kong, ranging from 12-year-old gossip about President Hu Jintao's love life, the local fallout from the 2008 financial crisis to expat concerns over air pollution in the city. The whistle-blowing website's founder, ...

  8. US probe of HSBC India 'a warning to HK'

    Posted Apr 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... don't know what information the IRS has obtained from the voluntary disclosures over the past couple of years, and who at a particular bank has been involved in whistle-blowing,' Krause ...

  9. U.S. tipped off on missile test, says WikiLeaks

    Posted Aug 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com Intelligence sources allowed the United States to know about and warn its allies at least two days before China's top-secret missile-interception test early last year, according to confidential diplomatic cables released by whistle-blower WikiLeaks. A military expert said the cables showed the US had significantly extended the reach ...



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