Numbered Accounts

August 1976
New Republic;8/7/76, Vol. 175 Issue 6/7, p7
Reports on the investigation of the abuse of Swiss bank accounts by American companies by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Reasons for the abuse of the Swiss bank accounts; Names of companies suspected in holding secret accounts; Investigation of the Gulf Oil Corp. case by the SEC; Instances of various cases of secret foreign accounts; Statement of Chairman of the SEC Roderick Hills that Swiss accounts have also been used to disguise the purchase of stock in U.S. companies when the purchaser wants to remain anonymous.


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