When Jérôme Cahuzac ignored whistleblower's account of HSBC complicity in tax evasion

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Disgraced former French budget minister Jérôme Cahuzac, who in April confessed to holding a secret foreign bank account while leading a crackdown on tax dodgers, sat on evidence implicating the HSBC bank’s French unit in organizing tax evasion which was handed to him when he was president of the parliamentary finance commission, Mediapart can reveal.