Covid cash handouts recovered as fraudulent claims investigatedJuly 7, 2020, 9:19 a.m.
Geneva authorities have recovered more than CHF 3m from illegal emergency cash handouts due to the lockdown.
Police raid companies suspected of fraudulent Covid-19 loan claimsMay 26, 2020, 9:37 a.m.
Vaud police have raided several companies suspected of making fraudulent Covid-19 loan claims.
Moldova asks for Swiss help in oligarch caseSept. 9, 2019, 8:48 a.m.
Swiss authorities have been asked by Moldova to help with the investigation of one of its richest men.
Communal treasurer charged with fraudAug. 28, 2019, 8:33 a.m.
A communal treasurer in a Fribourg village is being charged with fraud. It’s thought he could have stolen CHF 4...
Hunt for 60 supercars owned by suspected fraudsterAug. 22, 2019, 10:04 a.m.
A Geneva court is hunting 60 supercars owned by a former bank executive suspected of fraud and money laundering.
Couple driving Ferrari convicted of fraudApril 16, 2019, 9:16 a.m.
A couple in canton Neuchatel have been convicted of benefit fraud after being seen driving a Ferrari and ordering an ...
Police warn of telephone scamApril 10, 2019, 6:50 a.m.
The police in cantons Vaud and Geneva are warning of a telephone scam.
Violent crime rates stabilise across countryMarch 26, 2019, 10:09 a.m.
The number of violent crimes in Switzerland is stable, thefts are down but fraud is up.
Fleeing banker jailed for stealing CHF 15m from clientsJan. 15, 2019, 9:17 a.m.
Despite an elaborate plan, a banker from Ticino is now in jail after trying to steal CHF 15m from his customers.
Luxury car garage owner goes on trial accused of CHF 17m fraudJan. 8, 2019, 6:39 a.m.
A garage owner goes on trial today accused of embezzling more than CHF 17m.
Small football club loses thousands of francs in fraud caseNov. 1, 2018, 9:01 a.m.
The minor league Zurich football club, FC Rafzerfeld, was due to be celebrating the building of a new clubhouse and m...
Bank secretary charged with embezzling CHF 1 millionOct. 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...
Those over 55 most likely to fall victim to online fraudOct. 2, 2018, 6:45 a.m.
People over the age of 55 are most of risk of being ripped off by online scammers or robbed. It’s thought the a...
Post Bus company investigated for fraudFeb. 8, 2018, 9 a.m.
The company than runs the Post Bus network is being investigated for possible corruption.
Geneva banker on trial for fraudJan. 16, 2018, 5:58 a.m.
A banker is on trial in Geneva for allegedly funneling funds away from wealthy Eastern European clients.
Online fraudsters target SwitzerlandDec. 15, 2017, 9:30 a.m.
Police forces around the country say we’re being hit by a flurry of online fraudsters. The technique is old,...
Switzerland to return millions to NigeriaDec. 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.
Swiss banker pleads guilty to helping American clients avoid taxesJuly 21, 2017, 7:18 a.m.
A former Swiss banker, who worked in the Zurich office of Credit Suisse, has pleaded guilty at a court in the United ...
British couple sentenced in Swiss court for multimillion franc fraudJuly 19, 2017, 7:14 a.m.
A 63-year-old British man, his wife and his financial adviser have been found guilty by a court in the canton of Vaud...
Brit appears in court in Vaud on money laundering chargesJuly 4, 2017, 6:52 a.m.
The trial is underway in Vaud of a British man who is alleged to have used some of the money he’d amassed in a ...
Zurich taxi driver charged with credit card fraudJune 8, 2017, 8:54 a.m.
A Zurich taxi driver has been arrested for spending more than CHF 100,000 on stolen credit cards.
One of UK's most wanted criminals photographed in GenevaJune 2, 2017, 6:49 a.m.
One of Britain’s most wanted criminals has been spotted in Geneva. Mark Acklom was pictured three weeks ago at ...
Swiss prosecutors drop 'phishing' probesMay 29, 2017, 6:51 a.m.
The Swiss attorney general’s office has dropped more than 400 investigations into ‘phishing’ ...
63 year old man gets duped out of CHF 70,000May 9, 2017, 8:40 a.m.
A 63 year old man from Sankt Gallen is warning other men about the risks of lending money to women they may not know ...