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Passing On of Bank Information: FMA Defends Itself

Published: December 5, 2010; 22:25 · (Vindobona)

Since, according to Wikileaks, the Austrian Financial Market Authority (FMA) has passed on bank data to the U.S., a position has been taken about the issue.

Passing On of Bank Information: FMA Defends Itself / Picture: © Flickr

The FMA responds to the accusations following the report publication on the information platform Wikileaks. According to the APA (Austria Press Agency), the FMA has stated that information exchanges between countries in the fight against the financing of terrorism and money laundering are something usual.

The spokesman for the FMA, Klaus Grubelnik, said: “Talks were held on an…

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