Eric Garland+ Your Authors @ericgarland Intelligence analyst and advisor to CEOs and governments. I break down global events into clear narratives and appropriate profanity. Jul. 19, 2019 1 min read + Your Authors

"The Swiss Bank Program, announced on Aug. 29, 2013, provided a path for Swiss banks to resolve potential criminal liabilities in the United States relating to offshore banking services provided to United States taxpayers"

 https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/justice-department-announces-addendum-swiss-bank-program-category-2-non-prosecution-agreeme-0 

Recall that Obama declared war on transnational organized crime in 2011 and went straight for the money.  https://obamawhitehouse.archives.gov/the-press-office/2011/07/25/executive-order-13581-blocking-property-transnational-criminal-organizat 

And when did Swiss banks get like this. @LincolnsBible told us it goes back to Mobster Meyer Lansky and PROHIBITION.

So...how much longer is Switzerland going to remain "neutral?" Their banks certainly aren't neutral toward the world.


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