IT Glitch Allowed Theft of LuxLeaks Documents, PwC Auditor Says

  • LuxLeaks trial kicks off over leaked files on secret tax deals
  • French trio risk high sanctions over criminal theft charges

A quirk in PricewaterhouseCoopers’ IT settings made it a cinch for a whistle-blower to obtain thousands of documents cataloging secret tax deals between big clients and Luxembourg, an auditor at the firm said on the first day of a trial that may determine the role of informers in global tax scandals.

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