Ex-HSBC's Falciani pleads case before journalists

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Herve Falciani, the Frenchman wanted on charges of industrial espionage in Switzerland, has opted to skip his trial at the country’s top court and instead plead his case before a jury of journalists at a French hotel, less than a mile from the Swiss border.

Bloomberg News reports that the Frenchman was the star attraction at a conference billed 'Investigative Journalism in the Time of Wikileaks' Wednesday at the Domaine de Divonne. The hotel and casino is a 20-minute drive from Geneva, where Falciani took client data from HSBC’s private bank nearly a decade ago.

'My action continues to be fruitful and useful', Falciani told reporters in Divonne at the event organized by the Geneva Press Club. 'I’m working with administrations and investigators'.

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