Kostas Vaxevanis
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Greek 'bank leak' reporter Kostas Vaxevanis detained

A Greek journalist has been arrested after publishing a list of about 2,000 Greeks who hold accounts with the HSBC bank in Switzerland.

Kostas Vaxevanis has been charged with breach of privacy.

Mr Vaxevanis says the list he published is the same one that was given by the then French finance minister Christine Lagarde to her Greek counterpart.

Mark Lowen reports.

  • 28 Oct 2012
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