Greek prosecutors take testimony from former HSBC employee on ‘Lagarde list’

ANA – MPA — Four Greek prosecutors took testimony from the former HSBC employee Hervé Falciani in Paris on Friday, who in 2008 stole data from around 130,000 bank customers, as part of their investigation into Greek bank account holders.

The testimony took over four hours and the meeting between Falciani and the prosecutors took place in secret in the Greek embassy in Paris.

The procecutors are evaluating the evidence which is expected to reveal the more names that were missing from the Lagarde list already under investigation.

The “Lagarde List,” was passed on to Greek authorities from the then French finance minister and current International Monetary Fund head Christine Lagarde.