London, 2008. Nigel Wilkins, a senior compliance officer for BSI Bank is taking and hiding client files from the desks of his colleagues with the aim of blowing the whistle on the suspicious finances of many of the Swiss lender's wealthiest foreign clients. Days before his dismissal from the now-defunct bank, which closed shop in London shortly after the financial crash that spurred the Great Recession, Wilkins fires off several letters to the U.K. Financial Conduct Authority and HM Revenue and Customs explaining what he has discovered. Nothing happens. A few years later, Wilkins takes a job at the FCA,...
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