Witness Protection for Bank Whistleblower; UBS Exec Takes 'the Fifth'

Secret informants, silent witnesses, code words: a Senate hearing on wealthy alleged tax cheats Thursday morning had all the trappings of a Mafia investigation. One witness, fearing for his life, testified at the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations hearing via videotape, his face a mere shadow on the screen. Three other witnesses refused to testify on the grounds they could incriminate themselves. And the yarn that unraveled – of secret codes, snooping G-men and admonitions against using...Full Story
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