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Chris Leslie MP, Labour’s Shadow Financial Secretary to the Treasury, responding to the US Senate sub-committee’s investigations of HSBC, said:

"The US Senate sub-committee’s report, which suggests that HSBC allowed money laundering by drug cartels and possibly even terrorists, is so
serious that the bank’s head of compliance has already resigned.

"Stephen Green, who was executive chairman of the bank when this took place and is now a Trade Minister in David Cameron’s Government, now has serious
questions to answer about what he knew and when."

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