HSBC provided a conduit for "drug kingpins and rogue nations", according to a US Senate committee investigating money laundering claims at the bank. Its report said suspicious funds from countries including Mexico, Iran and Syria had passed through the bank. The president and chief executive of HSBC Bank USA, Irene Dorner, apologised to the committee for the behaviour which she said deeply regretted. Earlier, HSBC's head of compliance, David Bagley, resigned at the hearing.Read more »
In a report published yesterday, GATA made the world aware of whistleblower Andrew Maguire, leading to lawsuits against JPMorgan and HSBC accusing them of illegally colluding to manipulate the silver market. Maguire had warned the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission of manipulations to suppress the price of silver, but the CFTC had taken no action, so Maguire turned to GATA.Read more »
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