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Bárcenas' banks in Switzerland 'warned each other' he was a 'high-risk client'
27 January 2013 @ 13:23

TWO Swiss banks exchanged constant warning messages when ex-treasurer and PP senator Luis Bárcenas opened accounts with them, classing him as a 'maximum risk' customer. Dresdner Bank and Lombard Odier swapped information and personal data about Bárcenas after he was thought to be involved with the massive Spanish corruption trial, known as the Gürtel Case. One of the banks told the other it planned to 'take in-house steps' in connection with the former senator's accounts, particularly concerning certain financial transactions they considered to be 'highly suspicious'.


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