France obtains details of 3,000 French residents with Swiss bank accounts

Only a few days after France penned a new tax treaty with Switzerland, the nation received the names and details of as many as 3,000 suspected French tax evaders with Swiss bank accounts.

Eric Woerth, French Budget Minister said in an interview with Journal du Dimanche that the accounts of the 3,000 French with the Swiss bank contain around three billion euros.