Whistleblower Condamin-Gerbier Admits to Lying About Tax Evasion List

In June, ex-banker Pierre Condamin-Gerbier, a key figure in the ongoing Cahuzac affair, shocked France when he announced before a Senate hearing that he had a list of 15 prominent French politicians—including, he claimed, a cabinet minister—with money secretly stashed away in Swiss bank accounts. The list’s biggest secret? It never existed. Condamin-Gerbier’s Swiss court-appointed […]

Honorable or Guilty? – Jérôme Cahuzac Quits Office

On Tuesday, March 19, 2013, Jérôme Cahuzac, the French Minister of the Budget, who has previously been accused of holding illegal bank accounts in Switzerland, quit. His departure from the government came at a chaotic time and has left officials scrambling. The French government had just begun meeting with other ministers to determine what cuts […]