FRANKFURT German state prosecutors confirmed they searched the Munich offices of investor BlackRock as part of a probe into an illicit tax trading scheme but exonerated the company's local chairman, who is vying to succeed Chancellor Angela Merkel.
FRANKFURT, Nov 6 Prosecutors searched the Munich
offices of BlackRock on Tuesday, a person with knowledge
of the matter said, as part of the country's largest post-war
FRANKFURT Prosecutors searched the Munich offices of BlackRock on Tuesday, a person with knowledge of the matter said, as part of the country's largest post-war fraud investigation.
BRUSSELS/FRANKFURT Germany's finance minister will urge European ministers this week to tighten cooperation against abusive tax schemes, after Reuters and other media revealed sham trading deals that cost taxpayers billions of euros.
COPENHAGEN/FRANKFURT Denmark is widening its investigation of a massive stock trading scam, as the state attempts to recover $2 billion (1.5 billion pounds) of tax reclaims it was tricked into paying.
(This version of the October 19 story corrects Kofod's nationality in paragraph 9)
FRANKFURT Spain's Santander is the latest bank to be caught up in Germany's biggest post-war fraud investigation involving a share-trading scheme that the authorities say cost taxpayers billions of euros. | Video
Frankfurt Der Skandal um Dividenden-Steuertricks geht weit über die deutschen Grenzen hinaus und betrifft immer mehr internationale Finanzkonzerne.