THE OECD, IMF AND EU not to mention some Nation States in Europe – not least France – are always calling on the off shore tax havens like Mann to clean up their act.
We echo that view that’s why its ‘sticks in the craw’ when it’s demonstrated that some individuals appear to be able to get away ‘scot free’ over outrageous wheeling and dealing.
The case of Christine Lagarde is a case in point. Letting her off the hook the French courts cited her ‘good reputation and international standing’ but reading between the lines she is just a sleazy opportunist who has used her rank and position to avoid justice.
It’s a strange world where some one who approves an award of 404 million Euro can be found guilty of negligence and not punished.
The IMF seems to have a penchant for sleazy Chief Executives. Five years the previous IMF head, Dominique Strauss-Kahn resigned. He was arrested as he was boarding an aircraft in New York over a suspected sexual assault, although – surprise surprise in that case the charges were dropped.
French courts are a joke and so is France itself!
Image: Christine Lagarde
Public Relations Officer Mannin Branch
Issued by: The Mannin branch of the Celtic League.