Police crack banknote forgery case

Police crack banknote forgery case

May 27, 2019, 9:26 a.m.
Police have cracked a forgery case after years of suspecting someone was faking bank notes.
Trace blood leaves man with 5 year robbery sentence

Trace blood leaves man with 5 year robbery sentence

March 28, 2019, 9:10 a.m.
A man has been sentenced to 5 years in prison after a robbery at a bank in canton Valais in 2015, just because he lef...
Police search for almost-robbers near French border

Police search for almost-robbers near French border

March 19, 2019, 9:48 a.m.
Geneva and French police are searching for a group of would-be robbers who blew up a cash machine at the Raiffeisen b...
Bank robbed at gunpoint in canton Zurich

Bank robbed at gunpoint in canton Zurich

Dec. 4, 2018, 9:38 a.m.
Bank robbers tied up a member of staff at gunpoint yesterday morning in Adliswil in canton Zurich.
UBS bank faces EUR 3.7bn tax evasion fine

UBS bank faces EUR 3.7bn tax evasion fine

Nov. 9, 2018, 8:55 a.m.
The bank UBS is facing a massive fine from a French court.
Bank secretary charged with embezzling CHF 1 million

Bank secretary charged with embezzling CHF 1 million

Oct. 18, 2018, 9:06 a.m.
A former secretary for a senior banking executive is back in court charged with embezzling almost a million francs on...
Former KPMG auditor fined for insider trading

Former KPMG auditor fined for insider trading

Aug. 10, 2018, 9:47 a.m.
The former KPMG auditor Daniel Senn has been handed two fines by the Swiss Federal Criminal Court for buying shares u...
Switzerland to return millions to Nigeria

Switzerland to return millions to Nigeria

Dec. 5, 2017, 9:22 a.m.
Switzerland is going to return USD 321m to Nigeria following agreement between the two countries and the World Bank.
Woman forced to say sorry to job applicants for mocking spelling

Woman forced to say sorry to job applicants for mocking spelling

Dec. 5, 2017, 9:10 a.m.
A woman who works at a private bank in Zurich is being forced to apologise to applicants for a janitor’s job.
Bitcoins to be accepted by Swiss private bank

Bitcoins to be accepted by Swiss private bank

July 13, 2017, 6:46 a.m.
Zurich-based Falcon Private Bank has become the first mainstream wealth manager in the country to allow clients to in...
Private bankers fed up with Swiss negative interest rates

Private bankers fed up with Swiss negative interest rates

May 12, 2017, 6:28 a.m.
Swiss private bankers are becoming increasingly fed up with the negative interest rates being charged by the Swiss Na...
New twenty franc note released today

New twenty franc note released today

May 10, 2017, 7:45 a.m.
The new twenty franc note goes into circulation today. But it may be a while before you see one.
National bank urged to ditch fossil fuel investments

National bank urged to ditch fossil fuel investments

April 21, 2017, 8:59 a.m.
The Swiss National Bank is being urged to stop all investment in fossil fuel companies.
Warning on old bank notes - change them or they will be worthless

Warning on old bank notes - change them or they will be worthless

April 4, 2017, 8:52 a.m.
Swiss bank notes are changing – following the recent introduction of a new 50 franc note, a new 20 note will be...
Credit Suisse fights back with newspaper adverts

Credit Suisse fights back with newspaper adverts

April 3, 2017, 9:31 a.m.
Swiss bank Credit Suisse launched a PR offensive yesterday by taking adverts in several UK broadsheet newspapers sayi...
Switzerland will get first of new generation cash machines

Switzerland will get first of new generation cash machines

March 23, 2017, 6:08 a.m.
Switzerland will see one of the first new generation of cash machines in the world.
Swiss company loses CHF 1.2m in hack

Swiss company loses CHF 1.2m in hack

March 3, 2017, 6:48 a.m.
A large Swiss company says it’s lost CHF 1.2m through hacking. Küng Holdings run a variety of businesses, ...
Coutts bank faces 1MDB probe

Coutts bank faces 1MDB probe

Feb. 3, 2017, 10:08 a.m.
The British private bank, Coutts, is facing regulatory action from Swiss financial authorities for allegedly breachin...
Sankt Gallen bank fires staff

Sankt Gallen bank fires staff

Oct. 27, 2016, 6:44 a.m.
The Sankt Gallen bank Notenstein La Roche is to shed around 100 jobs across Switzerland as part of a restructuring pl...
Geneva's financial status under threat

Geneva's financial status under threat

Oct. 24, 2016, 10 a.m.
There are fears that the banking district in Geneva could lose its position as a financial centre with the introducti...
Fines won't stop banks laundering money

Fines won't stop banks laundering money

Oct. 17, 2016, 3:53 a.m.
The head of the Switzerland's financial regulatory body, FINMA, has warned that fining big banks who are guilty of mo...
Swiss bank staff in Singapore charged with corruption

Swiss bank staff in Singapore charged with corruption

Oct. 11, 2016, 5:37 a.m.
Authorities in Singapore have charged two senior private bankers at the country's branch of Swiss-based BSI bank for ...
Credit Suisse to pay $90m US fine

Credit Suisse to pay $90m US fine

Oct. 6, 2016, 8:30 a.m.
The Swiss bank Credit Suisse has agreed to pay a $90 million settlement to the US Securities and Exchange Commission ...
Man jailed for robbing cash machines with secret trick

Man jailed for robbing cash machines with secret trick

Sept. 5, 2016, 7:05 a.m.
Two banks are left scratching their heads after an Algerian man was sentenced to 3 years in jail for robbing several ...
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