Moldova asks for Swiss help in oligarch case

Moldova asks for Swiss help in oligarch case

Sept. 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 fraud

Communal treasurer charged with fraud

Aug. 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 fraudster

Hunt for 60 supercars owned by suspected fraudster

Aug. 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 fraud

Couple driving Ferrari convicted of fraud

April 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 scam

Police warn of telephone scam

April 10, 2019, 6:50 a.m.
The police in cantons Vaud and Geneva are warning of a telephone scam.
Violent crime rates stabilise across country

Violent crime rates stabilise across country

March 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 clients

Fleeing banker jailed for stealing CHF 15m from clients

Jan. 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 fraud

Luxury car garage owner goes on trial accused of CHF 17m fraud

Jan. 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 case

Small football club loses thousands of francs in fraud case

Nov. 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 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...
Those over 55 most likely to fall victim to online fraud

Those over 55 most likely to fall victim to online fraud

Oct. 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 fraud

Post Bus company investigated for fraud

Feb. 8, 2018, 9 a.m.
The company than runs the Post Bus network is being investigated for possible corruption.
Geneva banker on trial for fraud

Geneva banker on trial for fraud

Jan. 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 Switzerland

Online fraudsters target Switzerland

Dec. 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 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.
Swiss banker pleads guilty to helping American clients avoid taxes

Swiss banker pleads guilty to helping American clients avoid taxes

July 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 fraud

British couple sentenced in Swiss court for multimillion franc fraud

July 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 charges

Brit appears in court in Vaud on money laundering charges

July 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 fraud

Zurich taxi driver charged with credit card fraud

June 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 Geneva

One of UK's most wanted criminals photographed in Geneva

June 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' probes

Swiss prosecutors drop 'phishing' probes

May 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 70,000

63 year old man gets duped out of CHF 70,000

May 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 ...
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...
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...
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