By Kevin Mwanza
A story of spying, deceit, and suicide has rocked the Swiss banking world and Credit Suisse is right in the middle of it but CEO Tidjane Thiam could be a victim rather than a villain in the whole debacle.
Credit Suisse’s Big Lebowski-esque spy scandal reads like a James Bond movie script yet it is all real and has hurt a lot of people.
Spying scandal rocks the Swiss banking world
Iqbal Khan, a 43-year-old Swiss-Pakistani banker and successful former wealth manager of Credit Suisse left to join rival UBS on Oct. 1. Chief operating officer Pierre-Olivier Bouée was fired in the wake of the scandal.
Zurich-based surveillance firm Investigo was hired by Credit Suisse to follow and spy on Khan who was suspected of wanting to poach several people for the benefit of competitor UBS.
A private security consultant who had helped Bouée organize the Click here to read entire article