Briton accused held in Switzerland for spy banker fraud

London: A Briton accused of swindling a woman out of her life’s savings while pretending be a spy posing as a banker has been arrested in Switzerland, British authorities said today. Mark Acklom, 45, is accused of posing as a Swiss banker during a year-long relationship with Carolyn Woods, 61, during which he allegedly tricked her […]

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Switzerland SC: Tamil Tigers not guilty of supporting a criminal organisation

Geneva: Switzerland’s supreme court today ruled that 13 alleged financiers of the Sri Lankan Tamil Tigers were not guilty of supporting a criminal organisation and let them walk free. Bringing to an end a nine-year process, the court found that prosecutors had not proved the accused had supported a criminal organisation. It acquitted five of them completely […]

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