French budget minister's tape recording about Swiss bank account genuine, say investigators


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A preliminary investigation into alleged 'laundering of the proceeds of tax fraud' in the case of France's Budget Minister Jérôme Cahuzac has found that a tape recording in which he discusses his undisclosed bank account in Geneva is genuine. Both expert analysis and the evidence of witnesses prove the authenticity of the recording, which was made accidentally and without Cahuzac's knowledge.